A group is a collection of users either in the Active Directory or in SharePoint.

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I am in Owners group, but I have no permission to add users to group (SP 2007)

I am one of two owners of a team site that I manage. I have created several sub-sites and two groups. One of these groups is called Trainers Team, to which I initially added 7 members. I now need to ...
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Does Qty of User Groups slow down SP?

I am trying to use Microsoft/SharePoint Best practices by using User Groups instead of Direct Access. I have over 350 Branches x = 350+ (approx.) 00000 = Branch Code So with the below list, I have ...
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I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do

I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do with the foreach statement , please advice on my below script, i do not want to call onsuccess ...
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Removed groups in subsite sharepoint2013?

Some one removed the groups in a subsite, again i added the groups, is it possible t know who removed the groups in sharepoint 2013?
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Show appropriate view based on user permission

I have a document library with different views. Some user must update some columns and other users must update other columns. Is it possible to display different views based on which group user ...
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Group management - Site owner ability to add to other group except its own

I'm wondering if it's possible to have the following scenario: In each subsite, there are three groups: Site Owners Site Authors Site Readers I'd like to have only the site collection admins to be ...
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Create ListItem for each member of SharePoint 2010 Group using SPD Workflows

Is it possible to create a ListItem for each member of a SP 2010 group using the SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions? Let's say i have 5 people in a group, now the workflow has to create a simple ...
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REST API filter multi person/ group column by null

I have a multi person/ group column. I need to apply rest api filter on this column. I can filter it by values. eg: _api/Web/Lists/getbytitle('testList')/items?$filter=(Access/Id+eq+21) But when I ...
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Add a SharePoint group to a role using JavaScript

I'm writing a script that adds user to a group (for example readers) on a site using a form and a PeoplePicker field. But I also want the script to be able to handle not only users, but also if it is ...
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How to delete a group, of which I am not an owner, in a subsite

I have created a subsite in my site and then the owners group for that subsite. I was a member of that group and I believe the owner was set to the group itself. Then I deleted myself from the group, ...
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Is it possible to make the sp group names localizable when created using powershell

I have been able to create a powershell script that creates sharepoint groups per site collection. But I need to create this groups in 2 different languages. my question is, is it possible to make ...
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Recreate the Style Resource Readers group

2013 Enterprise One of our client's site collections suffered the unfortunate fate of having its Style Resource Readers group deleted. For quick damage control I gave all users permissions to the ...
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AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
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Setting a custom property to specify user permission and creation of groups

I've been reading a few blogs on how to create custom properties in a visual webpart. I've set three values on a dropdownlist and populated the custom property with these values. When I change the ...
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What does setting “Who can view the membership of the group” to everyone do when creating groups

Ive set "Who can view the membership of the group?" to everyone when creating a security group in 2010 and im wondering what this actually does? How do users without full control view this group as ...
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Restoring SharePoint 2010 group

I by mistake deleted the members group under people and groups in SharePoint 2010 site. How to restore this?
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Difference when creating SharePoint 2010 groups programatically and the web interface

When I create a new group using the web interface, I'm able to use web.Groups["name of group"] to find the group. When I create a group programatically, I use web.SiteGroups.Add("name of group", etc)...
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Users gets intermittent access denied?

I have users in domain groups, which we set permission on. Some users get access denied to certain content some of the time, but not all of the time. It's very hard to search for errors in this case. ...
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How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
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Adding members to groups i am not a member of

I have a process which runs in a event receiver, this involves adding users from ad to groups based on the contents of a custom list. The problem occurs when i try to add a user into a group that i ...
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Change owner of all objects

Is it possible to change the owner of all lists, libraries, and pages on SharePoint 2010? Our developers logged in via their personal accounts to the dev server and so SharePoint took their account as ...
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get the approvers group in a language independent way

I want to check if someone is an Approver. I am doing it in my Swedish Site: SPGroup approvers = web.Groups["Godkännare"] //check if the current person is in this group - code omitted What if I ...
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Sort users in sharepoint group

I have several groups of users that have either Create or Approve permissions, each group with Create permissions has a matching Approve group, so that anytime User1 in CreateGroup1 creates an item ...
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Why can my group in SharePoint 2007 not be located?

I have a SharePoint 2007 solution, that runs off FBA. I've created a new group called "Admin" and added all of my users who require administrative priviledges to this group. During registration, I ...
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Groups taking so long… finally time out?

I have around 300,000 users in the site collection and around 250 groups in the same site collection. When I am trying to open any group to get users in it. It is taking so long and finally it is ...
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Programatically adding SharePoint groups to Group Quicklaunch

I'm programatically creating a new site with associated groups (Owners, Members etc) in MOSS 2007 When the site is created, and groups associated with the site, the groups don't appear in the Groups ...
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Hard code group name into CAML query

I am trying to hard code a user group into a CAML query's where clause. The reason is so that I can apply additional criteria when the user is in one group, and something else if they are in another ...
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Delete associated member groups when team site is deleted

We have a bucketload of team sites that are created using custom code and these are constantly being created/updated/deleted. Our security requirements mean that these sites must have unique ...
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Can a user add users a group without having “Manage Permissions” permission on a site?

In SharePoint Online, you can add a user as owner to a group even if they have no access to a site. However, I can't seem to find a way to allow them to really "own" the group (view and add members, ...
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Restrict an InfoPath View to a Group

I've been trying to figure this out and I'm running into a wall. I'm not too savvy in InfoPath but can figure some things out. The scenario goes as below: I have a list called List A. As for users ...
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Batch or Bulk delete of groups under a single SPWeb

Can someone help me with a powershell or C# code to do a Bulk delete of groups on a SharePoint site? I already know about this code: $site = Get-SPweb "http://root/locations/site" foreach($group in $...
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get site path using a group id

I have a list of groups a user is member of including the groups' name and id. Now I need to construct URLs to the sites those groups are used in. (I can assume there is 1:1 relationship between group ...
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Maximum Number of Users (Persons / Groups) Per Multi Select User Column

I have a multi select Person / Group (User) column in my SharePoint 2013 list. I would like to know, if there is any limit on the number of users (persons/groups) that can be stored in a multi select ...
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Create SharePoint groups with powershell

Has anyone successfully used PS to create groups and assign a owner (another SP group not a domain user). The scripts I've found online, I can't get them to work. Just wondering if anybody has any ...
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How to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Can you please let me know how to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API to new site which does not have any group. I have created new group & able to Add Role. But I am not able to get any help ...
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Extranet member permissions options / group membership visibility

I've asked this already on the SharePoint community site, but no dice. I'm planning to use SP 2013 (in Office 365) to set up an extranet portal. We have a set of about 10 product platforms, which ...
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How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016

How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016 . Actually I want to Set permission category wise, For e.g. I have 2 categories SP2016 and SP2013 with 10 and 15 user ...
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Sharepoint Active Directory Users/Groups

I'm currently testing some things in SharePoint (Trial/Developer mode). Current setup: SharePoint 2013 Server Domain Controller with 2008 R2 (Active Directory). I've configured the SharePoint option ...
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Sharepoint Online CSOM Powershell - Remove Permission level for a Group in a list

I have a list in which I want to remove "Contribute" Permission Level for a particular group "List Members Group". After removing this, I want to add "Read" Permission level. Basically, I want the ...
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Workflow 2013 Task assigning and emailing to SharePoint 2013 Groups?

Just to confirm.. Is it possible to use a workflow 2013 to Assign a Task to a SharePoint 2013 Group? Is it possible to email a SharePoint 2013 Group from Workflow 2013?
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How to get groups permissions per site collection

I need to make a list for all the users and the permissions that they have in the site contents inside a site collection. Since all users are getting permissions through SP groups, I need to know the ...
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SharePoint newly created Group's description is not fetched using CSOM

I use below code to get the SharePoint Site group's data. Description of the default groups like owners, visitors were fetched correctly but the same code returns null for newly created group's ...
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How to load Group.Owner properties using CSOM

When I try to load owner = TargetSite.Web.EnsureUser(grp.Owner.LoginName); I got the exception : The property or field has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the ...
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Programatically Add user to a SharePoint Group C# CSOM SharePoint 2013

I am trying to programatically add user to a SharePoint Group. I have a function that takes two values: userName and groupName. I am able to pass a groupName and the function does input AD group ...
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SP13 - Finding all sites a group has access to

In SharePoint 2013 when you're looking at a group's page (the one that lists all of the members of the group) you can open the 'settings' menu and there's a choice to 'view group permissions'. This ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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People Service ResolvePrincipals does not resolve SharePoint groups when the PrincipalType is All and SharePoint is using claims based authentication

I'm updating some legacy code which relies on the People service. SharePoint groups do not resolve on a webapplication in SP2013 with the authentication provider set to Claims Based Authentication ...
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Error : Group cannot be found

I deleted Team Site Owners group from the top level team site in SharePoint Online and found that the people and groups link from the settings page is not working, throwing an error: Group cannot ...
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Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup commands

Like Get-SPUser and Set-SPUser, are there any commands like Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup ? I want to use Powershell commands like Set-SPGroup -Identity $ADGroupName -Web $SiteCollection
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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...