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

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Manipulating permissions on SharePoint Online with PowerShell

We have a multitude of sites and sub-sites in SharePoint. As we run Azure AD Connect, we are able to assign Windows security group as Site Collection Administrators and further - assign AD groups to ...
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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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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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Error opening site when adding AD users to SharePoint Group

I am working on Sharepoint and I am trying to save all the users from Active Directory into the Sharepoint under same group. If I run my code then I get this error: The Web application at http://...
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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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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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Validate user group along with their username and password while creating a custom login application page

I currently have a custom login page where i have three controls on it which are username text box, password text box and a submit button. Now i want to add a choice drop down control in the login ...
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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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How do I find out what a group has permission to?

I'm cleaning up a farm that has loads of junk groups on it. Is there an easy way to tell if any of these groups have been assigned access to anything? The intention is to delete groups that have ...
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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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Create a Field that only accepts SharePoint groups

I need to create a SharePoint 2013 field that only accepts groups (from SP, not AD). I know I can add UserSelectionMode="PeopleOnly" to make it accept only people, but I want the opposite. Is there ...
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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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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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Get User's Roleassignments / Office 365 group permissions REST API

I have added users to a Office 365 group but I can't see which users are in which group using the Sharepoint API. When I query currentuser?$expand=Groups it's empty but when I ask the roleassignments ...
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User adding working, but permissions setting is not woring - CSOM

Following code adds user to SP Group. This code works perfectly and adding user to group. But permission is not going to set for the user from the group. When I go to site and "Check Permissions" ...
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Disable inheritance from parent

Where i disable inheritance from parent. I want delete several groups. Where i delete this groups Where i disable inheritance and add users from root site -> user goes in sites where this group ...
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Trying to Access Name Value for Users in a Group using REST

Is it possible to access the "Name" value in a SP members group using REST? I'm able to reach LoginName, Id, Email, but not Name. My ultimate goal is to pull out all users from a group with specific ...
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Creating Array “get_users” returns Array with Null or Undefined Value

I'm pulling user data, saving that to an array, and then using that array to pull in additional values from PeopleManager. The problem is (at least so far) my array has a blank value in it that I can'...
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Get all property of Group using CSOM

Unable to get all property of SharePoint group using CSOM. GroupCollection collGroup = clientx.Web.SiteGroups; clientx.Load(collGroup, grups => grups.Include(grup => grup.Title, grup => grup....
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Why does user see only see certain groups when Site Collection Admin?

I have a user that is checking permissions for a site, and she cannot see certain groups. The groups that she is attempting to view members of are owned by group that she is a member of. (I just set ...
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Synchronization of groups between site collections

I have multiple site collections that all have permission groups with the same names. When a user is added to a group in one site collection that change should be synchronized with all the other site ...
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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separately?

Is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separately so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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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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Show one Item of a Library in two groups in its view

I've got a requirement to show a single file in a document library in 2 predefined groups. The View is first grouped by the column "Kunde" and sorted after "Dokumenttyp" As you can see in this ...
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“Site Settings” just redirects to files page - O365 Groups

I have Office 365 groups that utilize the "files" feature (just a sharepoint online document library). The gear at the top reveals a "Site Settings" button but all it does is redirect the page to the ...
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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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Why am I getting more groups than what I see via User interface in SharePoint?

I am trying to get the sharepoint groups for a particular subsite, but I am getting more groups then what I see via UI. I created a test subsite and I still see more groups. For example: Via UI I see ...
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Associated owner group is always null

I am using PowerShell to create site collections, and add users by code. I add users as visitors, contributors and as owners. In my powershell code I can get both the Visitors and Contributors group, ...
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What permissions are needed to Create Groups and Add users to Groups?

I am currently developing a SharePoint Provider-hosted-Add-In which should be run on O365. I added FullControl to the SiteCollection and Web and everything worked fine. FullControl is not allowed, ...
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Should we use OneDrive Groups or a SharePoint subsite for shared docs?

We're a UK not-for-profit private company owned by a charity. Our ICT setup, hardware, software, licenses, etc., all come through the charity. The company has 6 employees. The charity has just ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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Custom permission level for creating groups

I have been trying to create custom permission level which will allow user to create groups. But did not have any success. What are the minimum permissions that need to be given so that if any user ...
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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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See a users permissions (all group memberships)

This seems like a silly question, but I can't find the solution myself and not on the web. I need to find out which groups a user is a member of. (Similar to the "Member Of" tab in active directory) ...
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ADD user to group : Acces Denied in runwithElevated (UserAccountDirectoryPath restriction)

Hello I have a problem for adding users to a group in SharePoint 2010 I have a restriction of Users OU path (Active Directory) with the SPSite.UserAccountDirectoryPath on my SPSite. Programmatically ...
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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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SharePoint People Picker / SP Group containing AD Group

Problem: I have an AD group that is used to maintain a list of approvers at the manager level within my organization. We now need to use this exact same list across multiple sites. Our solution was to ...
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SP2010 JSOM: error when trying to get all users of specific group using javascript

having trouble getting users return from specified group using javascript per this on MSDN var siteUrl = '/sites/MySiteCollection '; function retrieveAllUsersInGroup() { var clientContext = new ...
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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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Update All instance of DispositionAuthority SharePoint Group in Site Collection

We have a main site collection with 300+ sub-sites, and need to figure out how to loop through all instances of the 'DispositionAuthority' SharePoint group and add users to this SharePoint Group, so ...
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Add Sharepoint Group as Group Owner

I am trying to add a SharePoint Group as a Group Owner to another SharePoint Group using CSOM but unfortunately I am not successful. Please find my script below. Can someone please suggest where I ...
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Email notifications to AD group members - no access to Exchange

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I created a group and had AD group as a member. I tried to send email notification to the individuals in that AD group but the email only received by the group email ...
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How to remove corrupted group

We are using SP2013 on-premise. I have discovered a corrupted group that I wish to re-create. I cant go to its setting-page from the gui, I get an error page (with message "Cant find the group") When ...
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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

I am using a custom workflow and I have created two groups: Group A - composed by me; Group B - composed by my superior. There is a "Assign task" action in my workflow. It is assigning the task to ...
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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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How to set permission to Control in WebPart in this scenario?

I am having the Visual Webpart in VS2012 for SharePoint2010 site. On this webpart there is Publish button. I want to make visible and enabled to HR Group.What Permission I need to set for HR Group ...
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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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UserKey value in Sharepoint Online

We have a client using Sharepoint Online, where to manage permissions they have AD groups inside Sharepoint Groups. Client has asked us to send them a list of sites with permissions controlled by AD ...
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I want to have one group manage membership of another group in sharepoint 2010

I want to have group A manage membership in both group A and group B. How do I set that up? I have group A managing its own membership, but I can't figure out how to have group B's membership managed ...