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

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Peoplepicker display all groups of all site collections

Is it possible to show in a people picker all the groups of all the site collections? (also different web application) I tried this but it is not working: stsadm -o setproperty -propertyname ...
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Adding a SharePoint Group to a Document Library

I've been asked to create a document library and restrict it's use to a team of people. I've created the document library and also a SharePoint group with the team members. I'm able to add the group ...
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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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Is it possible to create a site with unique permissions and add groups with custom permissions automatically in O365? [closed]

I need to automate site creation. I'm doing this with Nintex Office 365 create site. There are two options either inherit permissions from the parent or specify the site owner who will have full ...
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Adding Read-Only-permissions to a list for a Sharepoint Group using Powershell CSOM

I am trying to add read-only-permissions to a specific group called "Students" for a list I have created called "Quiz". I have to use PowerShell CSOM, and in every other tutorial I've been through, ...
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List Break Inheritance, Copy Parent Roles, Delete a Particular Group

I want to delete a particular Group of permissions after breaking inheritance on List and copying parent roles down. The code i have is, which is working, my question is is this the correct method to ...
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Member from group with edit permissions can't add/edit items, other users from same group can

I have this weird thing where sometimes, a user contacts me to say they can no longer add or edit items from a document library or list. When I check the groups that have edit permissions on those ...
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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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Adding a User to an existing SharePoint Group

I am trying to create a script to add a user to an existing SharePoint group. I'm new to PowerShell Scripting & SharePoint, so I'm a little lost. I keep getting the error that the specified group ...
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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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Javascript: Check Permissions Button in SP2013 Toolbar

I've been running into a problem with permissions of AD groups occurring within SP groups. It's a well-documented point of ouch that I'm struggling with. Ultimately, I want to loop through all the ...
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Workaround for testing to see if a user belongs to Active Directory (AD) group within standard SP Group

I recently implemented a JS/jQuery solution that checks for all of the SP groups to which a user belongs adds the group names classes to the body tag of the pages I am building. It worked very well, ...
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How to get Groups RoleAssignments with COM

I'm trying to retrieve Roles Assignments and SPRoleDefinitionBindingCollection from a Group .Probably, I'm using the wrong method to that. The RoleAssignment groupRoleAssignments = ...
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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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show appropriate view based on user permission

I have a document library with different views. Some user must update som columns and other users must update other columns. Is it poosible to display different views based on which group user belongs ...
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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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User added to SP Group through CSOM listed in permissions, can't get access to site

I have site collection that contains lists with unique permissions. I have a SharePoint group that has Read permissions on the site collection, but not on all restricted resources. If I add a user to ...
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Client Object model does return all Groups

I'm trying to build a Client App The retrieve all groups By client O M .But I notice that it doesn't return all groups into my site. I have tried build the same code Server Side on Machine server ...
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How could i run user as contributors

how could i run user with Contributors permissions in termstore group? Without the user are in the group? Is it possible? Running for an user that aint member of the group Contributors in term store ...
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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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Multi field users and group

i have a list were i can add users or group to my field, I have know if u select users in people column then i can get the name and mysite url to the user, but if i select a group in people ...
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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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Sharepoint Groups : Hide application pages across site except site collection admin

I have internal and extended external site . I dont want any users to access the System application pages , only the site collection admin can edit the site . I tried to create a policy and assigned ...
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Set group owner to individual or another group?

I am working on creating an intranet for a company where I have each project be a group and inside that group there are smaller groups that are more specific. The project group is owned by a project ...
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Permission precedence: Group vs Individual

Is there a way to have an individual's permission level that is lower than a permission level granted to a group that the individual resides in? Example: A user is in a group with write permissions, ...
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associating a “People or Group” column with a group that contain Everyone will not autocomplete any users

I have created a group named "Intranet Visitors" that contain Everyone as follow:- Then i associated a site column of type "People or Group" with the security group, as follow:- but now when i ...
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Major version but not approve drafts

I want to create 2 groups, one that can change the state of an item in a list from draft to Pending but not to approved nor rejected, and another group for approve or reject the item. Is that ...
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Hide and display things if user member of group

i have group, were i have some users, if the current logged in user is a member of my group then display that, if the user is not a member of the group then dont display. Right now it first says the ...
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Sub-site group not displayed in site permissions

SharePoint 2010. I have a parent site and a sub-site. The sub-site was not inherited and had its own groups. Somehow inheritance got turned on, and now only the inherited parent groups are showing ...
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$web.Groups returns empty Powershell

I have a site collection under which i have created a sub-site with unique permissions, this sub-site has following groups Community Site Owners SharePoint Group Full Control Project Site ...
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I only get the first user in the group to says its in the group

Hi i have created a group named 'MyGroup' in the group i have two user. In my code i get the group that the user are in, But only with the first user in the group my alert are displayed that my first ...
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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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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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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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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 ...