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

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Why does SharePoint create a “Workflow Users” group automatically?

Why does SharePoint create a 'Workflow Users' group automatically? I've noticed that this group doesn't appear when any workflow is created, it's only created when a specific type of workflow is ...
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Hide Certain Events from Calendar Overlay

Our top-level site has a company calendar. We use calendar overlay feature to show a few department-level (subsite) calendars on it. However, the department users (subsites) only want certain events ...
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SharePoint 2010, AD FS 2.0, People picker and Active Directory Groups

I have configured my SharePoint 2010 as it says on Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFS v2 End to End and authentication works. However, on my people picker "SAML Provider" is not shown. Also I can ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stopped inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then I need to remove ...
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How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) for a user and group?

How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) which applying permission level for a user and group?
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cannot find User after runing new-spuser

I have used following PS Script to add a user to a group on a web. I didn't any error but I cannot find the user in the group or anywhere else. Thanks for your advice. New-SPUser "wm\test2" -Web ...
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How to prevent members of a certain group from filling out, submitting or even viewing a form?

Lets say I have a few users in a group called "Restricted" and I don't want them to be able to view or submit forms. Should I add some code in the Form_Loading event that checks what groups the ...
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SharePoint Page Library Permission Setting

I have a question regarding SharePoint permission on Pages Library. Lets say I have a User Group A (contribute) with userA and userB in the group, how can I make the metadatas of the page is viewable ...
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Set arithmetic with SharePoint groups

Is it possible to perform set arithmetic on sharepoint groups? An example situation is audiencing. I want the web part to display to all in group A who do not also belong to group B. And on that ...
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Add specific permissions fails, adding user group succeeds

User A needs access to a list. This list is already uninherited from the parent site. I give User A read permissions, User A still cannot access list. I add User A to a group with the same ...
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MOSS 2007 Permission error iterating users in group

The following code, though run with elevated privildges, redirects to an access denied error page saying "You are currently signed in as: (my non-admin account)." What am I doing wrong? ...
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Cannot set the associated group from a feature receiver

In a feature receiver, I want to create group and set the associated owner group of the Web. This feature is activated automatically from a custom site template (I think this the root of the problem). ...
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Groups deleted when deleting a site or subsite

Could anyone please inform me in which case(s) SharePoint groups will NOT be deleted when a site or subsite is deleted?
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Permissions to a document library

So I'm not sure how to do permissions or best practice for my situation. So I work for a real estate company and when they buy a property they have documents for each stage of the project. Stages ...
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Why would spWeb.Site.RootWeb.AssociatedOwnerGroup be null?

We have code that does the following: Creates a new SPWeb programmatically within a site collection. Adds a new SPGroup to the programmatically-created SPWeb using spWeb.SiteGroups.Add(string name, ...
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JSOM default groups when creating subsite

function createWebsite(siteName, site) { this.clientContext = typeof site !== 'undefined' ? new SP.ClientContext(site) : SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWebsite = ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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set permission on infopath views base on sharepoint groups

I've customized my newitem.aspx of my list with infoPath in share point 2010 with 4 views and now I want to set permission on each view base on share point groups how can I do it?
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Exclude partners, contractors from sharepoint site

I am creating a sharepoint site and struggling with the permissions. My client provides IDs to the its partners and contractors the same way it provides to its employees. I have to configure the ...
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Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell

I want to create a Function with a single command line to add a SP Group to a Folder within a Documents Library. Structure: Site Document Library Folder (Permissions/Group(s) to be added here) ...
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SharePoint groups threshold

I'm working on a solution where the system will create numerous groups based on different values in different custom lists. There's a good chance more than 3000 groups will be created. What is the ...
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Set Group Description to HTML via PS Script

I am using the following code/function to add groups to a site: function Create-SPGroupInWeb { param ($url, $groupName, $permissionLevel, $description) try{ $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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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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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separatly?

is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separatly so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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How to get groups and their roles/permissions on each individual subsite, without including groups from child elements (such as libraries)?

Using CSOM and C#, how can I get the groups that have permissions on a site along with their roles, given that I have the name of the subsite? Language might be a barrier here, and I tend to explain ...
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How to programmatically get all groups that have permissions on site?

I found this question and that person was asking how to get all the groups from a site, but instead he already has code that returns groups that have permissions on the site. And that is what I am ...
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List Item-Specific permissions

I have a list that I would like to apply list item-specific permissions to. For example I have a list of links: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4 And a set of groups: Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 ...
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How can I display certain page to one group only?

I want to create registration form and display it for only anonymous users group I already make the anonymous users group
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CSOM / REST : How can I get the _indirect_ groups for a user?

We are using SharePoint groups to define roles in a custom application. One requirement is to get the groups which the current user is in. I can of course use the User.Groups property but this only ...
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Can we add OU in SharePoint security group

Can we add OU in SharePoint security group instead of adding users or AD group?
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Show members of a AD group in Site users web part

I have added a AD group to a SharePoint group. Now I want to show the users which are member of the AD group (not name of the AD group) in a Site User web part. What is the best way to do it? because ...
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Set work e-mail address to SharePoint Group

Looking at the SharePoint groups in my site, I see there's a column work e-mail. How does this work? Is it possible to set a work e-mail to a SharePoint group? Maybe through Powershell? Basically, ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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How to get a group's description with PowerShell

I cannot access the description of a group like this: $web = Get-SPWeb "http.//yourUrl" $web.SiteGroups | %{write-host $_.Name, $_.Description} According to this, the description value is in fact ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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Need to populate a dropdown with sharepoint groups in which am a member

I have some groups in SharePoint application. I have a dropdown in visual webpart which is to be populated with only those SharePoint groups in which am added as user. Edit: I have added users in ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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How to remove sharepoint security group in the feature?

I want to remove custom security group from sharepoint 2010. I created custom security group as follows: SPGroup wcmGroup = currentWeb.SiteGroups[permissionName]; SPRoleDefinition ...
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Reply permissions for a Discussion Board in a Site with Read permissions

I currently have a site where all SharePoint groups have Read permissions. However, there is one special group called Discussion Participants that should be able to post and reply to one specific ...
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How to get sub-sites of a sub-site?

I'm working on a user control that should show all site names, within a given site, for the current FBA user. My site is structured using SP Groups, FBA Roles and FBA users, i.e. 'Harry' is a ...
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Creating Groups via Web Service

I am trying to create groups on a SharePoint 2010 site via the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using jQuery and SPServices to interact with the web service. When I try to create a group (via the ...
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What's the difference between built in groups vs custom groups

Are there any big difference between built in groups (like, approvers, designer, Site Collection Resources members, owners, etc.) and custom groups (like I created using SP gui. Sales-Marketing, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...
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Constraints on viewing list items

Suppose there's a top-secret list (inherits its restrictions from its parent) that contains records that were created earlier by different users. There are several groups with rights to administer, ...
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Site editor vs. site visitor permissions

We have a single site collection on SharePoint 2010 with some 30 departmental web sites. Each site has its own editors group, and they're set to AD groups. Editors for one department can't edit ...
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Create list instance with Visual Studio 2010 and specify Group or Person for field value

I'm creating a list instance in an XML file and I have some fields which are of type "Person or group". In the XML I can specify it like this: <Row> <Field ...
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sharePoint 2010 Navigation audience after fresh migration - owners - no exact match was found

As a test,I just migrated my first site via db restore and add. Some Tabs are hard coded so went to change them in naviation, but then get error with audience set to owners.. no exact match was found ...
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SharePoint permission levels

How do permission levels work? I don't know why I have "access denied" every time I access a subsite even if I have read permission. I am hopeful that somebody will shed light on this. Here's the ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Restore default “Style Resource Readers” permissions group

What tasks are necessary to restore the default "Style Resource Readers" permission group? My problem is that a Sitecolletion Administrator erased this default group. Members of this group are ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...