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Nested AD Groups not propagating permissions

I have a list of AD Groups that are nested within each other and if I assign a permission level to the top leveled group, the individuals don't seem to get the access they need. Here's an idea of how ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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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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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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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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Stats by User Group

On SharePoint Online, is there a way to get visitor stats by User Group? For example I'd like to see the number of pageviews by Owners, Members, Visitors. I have no idea where to start and I am open ...
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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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Providing sharepoint groups as choice in the new item form

I want to create a field in the new Item form where in it should display names of 4 sharepoint groups (with users) as choices to the user, where in the user can multi-select one or more choice of ...
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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 ...
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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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Add user to a SharePoint group - grant permission - right groups do not show

When I try go grant permission to a user in a new web I don't get listed the cusom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background are quite a bit ...
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Disable “group by” auto expand on load ? [screenshot]

By default, all the lists here are auto-expanded (see red squares on screenshot), I'd like to have them NOT expanded by default, how can I achieve that ? Edit: I went in the options posted by some ...
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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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Send e-mail alerts to distribution groups - Sharepoint 2010

After migration to MSS2010, we realized that the alerts, that we used to send to a distribution group in our company, do not work. There was an option to create alert for the group (e. g. group_all), ...
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SharePoint Online PowerShell cmdlets: Get Group's Ids

I need to export my site collection's groups from sharepoint online. I have create the following script to get all the info but I cannot retrieve the group's Id. I am talking about this ID ...
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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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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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Can't see Security Groups when creating Audiences

I'm trying to create an Audience based on a Security group. So I selectthe Member Of, then when I go to search for my security group I don'tsee them.I have been struggling with this for while with no ...
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Restoring Sharepoint 2010 group

I have mistakenly deleted the members group under people and groups in SharePoint 2010 site. How to restore this?
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View Month and Year of Group calendar

I have setup a group calendar using this article http://absolute-sharepoint.com/2014/06/create-color-coded-group-calendar-sharepoint-2013-step-step.html Now I see all the users in week view with all ...
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SharePoint group not visible

I created a new SharePoint group using UI. I do not see the group using: $web.Groups | select Name Why? (I need to access to the group by CSOM but the group is not found)
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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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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working when claims authentication is enabled

Method SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup can be used to resolve users that belongs to a AD Group. However, when claims authentication is enabled, this method doesn't work as expected. Is there another ...
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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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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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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 2013 users which are programmatically added using Client Object Model still has no permission

I have a problem with user permission of users which are programmatically added to Sharepoint 2013 group using Client Object Model. The web application allows anonymous, but I also have a document ...
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2010 Workflow: Adding Domain Group Permissions Creates Extra Groups

I'm having a problem with a 2010 workflow causing SharePoint to create new permissions groups when I try to alter permissions on a document in a library. I want the permissions on a library item to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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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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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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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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Creating Group Programmatically with Reader Role

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I am creating groups in my site through code. There is no issue in that. At the time of creation I provide "Reader" role for my groups. But when I browse the listing ...
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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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Remove all group on folder

I'm writing a powershell script where i create some folder. I'd like to make some group on each folder. I can add my group but all the other one by default are present too. here is how i add my group ...
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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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Permanently add persons to a group calendar view

I tried out the group calendar feature in SP2010 and it works pretty good. My only problem is that every time I load the page with the calendar view, it only adds my current user in the calendar. So I ...
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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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How to enable sections in Infopath based on SP groups?

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint group membership. How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2013 in SharePoint 2013
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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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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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SharePoint group task notification with elevated permissions

On my SharePoint Site are more different Lists with their own permissions. But the Workflow has to write and read in all Lists. Because of this position I grant the Workflow Full Control permissions ...
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Create New SharePoint Group Programmatically

How can I create a new SharePoint group by code?
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Certain groups not visible SharePoint 2007

I have a site collection with approx 1800 groups altogether, however when looking through the groups under 'people and groups' site settings, only ~1100 are visible. The groups that aren't shown are ...
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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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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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SP2010: Why are individual user accounts appearing in group list

SharePoint 2010 I go to site settings and People and Groups, click on Groups on the quick launch to view all user groups. In the list of groups, there are more than a few user accounts that are ...
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Getting tasks Assigned To the groups

I have one sharepoint group with contribute permission which has 3 users. If any one of the group member is logged in to the sharepoint site, he will get the tasks that are assigned to that group and ...