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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Can I create a group of dynamically added recipients, based on a datasheet?

I want my intranet users to send email to a distribution group. Not so strange so far, just a regular send list. But instead of a classic list with individually added recipients, they should be ...
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Sharepoint Online CSOM Powershell - Remove Permission level for a Group in a list

I have a list in which I want to remove "Contribute" Permission Level for a particular group "List Members Group". After removing this, I want to add "Read" Permission level. Basically, I want the ...
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Sharepoint designer check if user member of group

I have a approbation workflow that sends email to a SharePoint group. http://puu.sh/jMwpb/3d56c161e7.png How can I check if the item creator is member of group SharePoint? I don't find any condition. ...
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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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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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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 can I add a SharePoint group as a term group manager in managed metadata?

I have been requested to replace the individual users indicated as group manager for a particular term group with a SharePoint group. The group name checks out fine, but when I attempt to save it ...
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Retrieving Permission of ListItem

For sites, we always use the web context to retrieve all the groups for the site. However, I have requirement to retrieve all the users and groups for a list item. The list item has its own permission ...
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Workflow 2013 Task assigning and emailing to SharePoint 2013 Groups?

Just to confirm.. Is it possible to use a workflow 2013 to Assign a Task to a SharePoint 2013 Group? Is it possible to email a SharePoint 2013 Group from Workflow 2013?
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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 get groups permissions per site collection

I need to make a list for all the users and the permissions that they have in the site contents inside a site collection. Since all users are getting permissions through SP groups, I need to know the ...
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Add user in group with permission problem

In my site, I add user with powershell to a group. Set-SPUser -Identity $User -Web $siteCollUrl -Group $group The user appear in the groupe but when I do a "check permission" on the SharePoint ...
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How to get user security group name through javascript

I use the following code in javascript to display name of logged in user. SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', getUserData); Is there a code that will also tell me security group of ...
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FBA Extranet - Inconsistent Access Denied for different users

Update: the issue appears to be related to our OU structure. The accounts that aren't working are in a different OU. But we're not sure what in the OU structure would prevent their logging-in. They're ...
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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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Powershell Added groups not showing in Site Permissions

I'm using Powershell to do the following: 1. Create Custom Permission levels 2. Create new SharePoint Groups based on these levels 3. Add AD Groups to the SharePoint groups The SharePoint groups are ...
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Added two groups to library permissions, then couldn't add any more

I started adding groups to one of my libraries and it allowed me to add two, then wouldn't let me add anymore. I went to site settings, permissions, add group, and created the SharePoint group ...
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SharePoint Access Requests - default to Visitor / Read or custom group

For SharePoint Access Requests, how can we default the requested permission to Visitor/Read-Only or (preferably) a custom group? They seem to default to Contribute for us: By "forcing" the access ...
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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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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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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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Change Group permission using JSOM in SP 2013

I'm trying to change the permissions of an SP Group in an SPWeb using JSOM. I can add a new role using a new RoleDefinitionBindingCollection oblect to the group. But a similar approach to remove a ...
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Show specific parts of masterpage depending on user group

I've my custom masterpage in SharePoint application, it has my custom menu, something like: <ul> <li> option 1</li> <li> option 2</li> <li> option 3</li> ...
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How can I get the current user groups in my aspx page in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying to filter some webparts based on user's group in my SharePoint Default.aspx page. To do this, I want to define if a user is member of a group first and then use a conditional statement to ...
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SharePoint newly created Group's description is not fetched using CSOM

I use below code to get the SharePoint Site group's data. Description of the default groups like owners, visitors were fetched correctly but the same code returns null for newly created group's ...
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Exclude a user from root sitecollection

How can I exclude a user from my site collection in SharePoint Online? He is also in the group, Everyone except external users. The problem is that if I remove that group then maybe the permission ...
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Display a group calendar that only shows users in a specific group

Currently I have a group calendar and have it applied to a Sharepoint webpage. Now I am aware I or the user can change to see a particular groups schedule, but everytime i refresh the page it ...
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Show link only to specific group

I have a page in which several sharepoint groups have access to. Picture a department page in sharepoint. On this page we have several webparts that we would like everyone to see. My question is, how ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...