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

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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 Type of User or Group

I have a case where in I have added AD security groups along with SharePoint Users to the SharePoint Groups, Now I want to fetch a list of only Security Groups from all Site Groups in SharePoint, Is ...
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Get all users from sharepoint site using client side code(SP-App)

I want to get all users in all groups from my Sharepoint-Site, is this possible? if so, how do I do this?
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Is it possible to get SPGroup's Web application Name Directly using Powershell?

I'm trying to get The name of the The content_Db (WebApp) where a specific group lives. I've been trying to get these info by looking into the SqlDb. but I only could find Site ID reference. is ...
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Can I define a shared security groups for all my sub sites other than the site collection’s security groups

I have created a sub site then I save it as a template. Now I need to define the following permission settings for all the sub sites :- For all the sub sites to define a shared sub sites' admin ...
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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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The old name of domain group shows up always

We granted permissions to group1 on a site collection. After a while we created a new OU on AD and moved group1 to this OU and renamed the group to group1New. However we still get the old name of 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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Check if user is member of group

I have a SharePoint group name "Admin". Can someone provide me JavaScript code to check if the current logged in user belongs to this group? I have a query which I want to run based on this ...
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Check if a set of groups are present in rest api

I have a set of Sharepoint groups to be created with RestApi. But before creating i have to check if the group doenst exist already and then create. Is there a way to send multiple group names and ...
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Restrict Adding User to SPGroup Based on a User Property

I have an SPGroup that has permissions that are common to several users but my requirement is only one user (of a given parameter) should be in this SPGroup. For example, I have a list of Company ...
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How to Create SPGroup without Permission Level using PowerShell

How to create a SPGroup in my site collection with no permission level assigned using PowerShell. I have created the below script. But it fails to create SPGroup. foreach($groupName in ...
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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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Check permissions of groups on a document library folder, write out the group names and permissions

I can get to the document library folder/item like this: SPDocumentLibrary docList = (SPDocumentLibrary)web.Lists["Documents"]; string caml = "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='ID' ...
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Event Receivers in SharePoint 2013

I have a scenario where I have to develop multiple event receivers, on which I want your help. the scenario is : I have a list say "userlist" with two columns as "Title" and "username" and a ...
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How to programmatically add Active Directory groups to a Sharepoint group

Which is the proper way to add an Active Directory group to an SP group? I've tried with no luck. I'm using SCOM. Thank you User user = web1.EnsureUser("TheOwners"); User user = ...
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How to remove SPGroup from sitegroups using PowerShell

How to remove a single SPGroup from SiteGroups from my SiteCollection using PowerShell.When I tried my code I am getting collection was modified error. Lets say the group name is "Group1" and I want ...
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Remove user/group from everyone group SharePoint online

Is there a way to exclude a user or group from the 'everyone' security group in SP Online? The reason I ask is we have blog site which everyone needs to be able to contribute to, simple - but we ...
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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Display all groups on 1 page instead of 30 per page.

I'm trying to find all groups in a site and their users. We don't have access to the server so I can't run any scripts to get that information. I know how to find all the groups but the page shows ...
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Add AD group to SharePoint Online using REST API

Is it possible to add an AD group into SharePoint. I've created a user group in the Office 365 portal, which appears to be stored in AD. Is there a way of searching for this AD group and adding it. ...
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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AD Group's Display Name showing up as DOMAIN/accountname in Sharepoint 2007

I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Sharepoint and I am current facing an odd issue right now where one of our AD security group's displayname field is showing up as DOMAIN/accountname : The ...
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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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How do you reference a SharePoint group in a workflow?

Look for a way to reference a SharePoint group in my workflow. I want to set a variable equal to the group. Not sure how to do that?
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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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Get Members Group for discussion list

I am trying to develop custom alerts for a SharePoint Discussion List(in Community sub-site), I want to mail these alerts only to people in Members group of the Community (only those who have Joined ...
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Why does a workflow cancel with “access denied” for all but users with Full Control accesse?

I am working with an existing SharePoint deployment that has a convoluted security structure. After cleaning up permissions a bit, an approval workflow for absence requests is somehow not working for ...
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Stop Full Control Site Owner from Granting Full Control

I've seen a lot of articles about this but they were kind of dated so I just want to make sure what I'm trying to accomplish is not possible. When we create a team site, we create three groups ...
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filter by group

I'm trying to set up a calendar on Sharepoint. A calendar item has a people picker to hold who the item is for. I have created groups for each project and have added people to the relevant group. I am ...
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How to iterate through all Groups, TermSets, Terms and all Sub Terms

I want to copy the exact hierarchy (as seen below) of Groups, termsets and all level of terms from one MMS to another MMS: I am looking for sample server side API code to perform this from where i ...
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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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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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Manually add to “Community Site Members” or use SharePoint group

I am using the Community Site Feature. Users need to click the "Join Community" button to become a member. I would like to have this "member list" be either manually pre-filled or even better use a ...
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Is it possible grant permission of managing the users in a specific user group?

We have a group that represents all users able to use a specific business application. Permissions for the group are managed by an admin, but the actual members of the group are specified by business ...
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Delete native groups

I've been trying to delete the native groups on my site collection (Owners, Members and Visitors). I try to do this in the "FeatureActivated" event with this code : ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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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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SharePoint multiple list view depending on pemission for user

Is there a possibility way to make a permission to list view depending on user groupa can see view1 only groupb can see view2 only
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SPUser.Groups and AD

I have a set up like so: USER is in an AD Group, the AD Group is in turn in a SharePoint Group. When I call SPUser.Groups on the USER, the SharePoint Group is not returned. Is this just how it ...
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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 to add AD Group to SP Group

Just want to know if it is possible to add AD Group to any custom SP Group? by using interface or by using powershell?
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Adding custom SPGroup to all lists in Site using powershell

I want to add custom SPGroup as contribute permission to all the lists in a sharepoint site using powershell. all the lists are at root web of the root site collection. Need possible script to ...
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How to add SP Group to Managed Metadata Term Group using Powershell

I want to add Active Directory Group to Term Group using Powershell. I have found script to add AD Group to Term Group, but i want to add AD group to multiple Term Groups. Need powershell script to ...
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Delete the “Everybody group” from Office 365

I don't want the "Everybody group" to be used in my Sharepoint. We have students and staff, but if "Share to everybody" is possibly there could be problems. I have the two groups "Students" and ...
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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...
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Get Groups for Specific User?

I want to retrieve all Groups a specific user is member of. But it should include all Site Collections and in the best case also all Webapplications. If there are two groups in different Site ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Cannot Add Local Group to SharePoint Group

I'm trying to add a windows local group to a Sharepoint Foundation 2013 'Default Owners' group. No matter what I do, it will not work. I get the error 'Sorry, something went wrong. The user does not ...