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

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Limited Access destroying my Access level strategy on one server, but is not there on the other

I have two Servers. One is "Server X", the other one is "Server Y". As far as I know (I didn't set up these) they should be equal. So I created a Site Collection on both and deployed my Farm Solution ...
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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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Hard code group name into CAML query

I am trying to hard code a user group into a CAML query's where clause. The reason is so that I can apply additional criteria when the user is in one group, and something else if they are in another ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 LDS Groups permissions not working

I set up LDS Authentication correctly. LDS users can login in without problems. In people picker, I can see lds users and groups, but when I set permissions on groups, they're not effective ... I ...
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Cannot create Group List Settings View

I have 2 site collections on different ports. In site one with port 1234, I am able to create a new group and then add a couple of AD users to the group. Once done, I can click the Settings menu ...
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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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Altering the “Who can view the membership of the group?” setting of a group through CSOM or Web Services (2010)

I was wondering if it's possible to alter a group's Who can view the membership of the group? setting from Group Members to Everyone through CSOM or through SP's web services. Right now I am creating ...
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Permissions to a document library

So I'm not sure how to do permissions or best practice for my situation. So I work for a real estate company and when they buy a property they have documents for each stage of the project. Stages ...
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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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create groups of groups for permissions

Is it possible to add a group of groups to a SharePoint permissions group Example: Group A user1 Group B user2 Group C group A group B Therefore, when I update A group C is inherently ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stopped inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then I need to remove ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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How to give different permission programmatically on Document Library for different group users?

I have document library & 3 groups(AdminGroup,Reviewer,Distributor). I have already give a permission on groups, AdminGroup has Full Control, Reviewer has Reader & Distributor has None : ...
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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 custom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background is quite a bit ...
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Is there a threshold when emailing a group via workflow?

I created 2 groups in SharePoint 2010. One has approximately 20 users and the other has 1600 users. I created a workflow that uses Group 1 (20 users) in the BCC field to send an email to this group. ...
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Why is there a delay in Actual Permissions when adding a user to a SharePoint group with CSOM

I have site that has unique permissions. I have a SharePoint group that has permissions for that site. If I add a user to the SharePoint group through the SharePoint UI, the user can immediately get ...
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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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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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Adding groups to sharepoint site using powershell

Hi I have added 4 groups to site collection 'A' using the powershell script below. How can I add the same groups in a site under the site collection 'A' `$web=Get-SPWeb ...
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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...
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Creating a report showing which user belongs to which group

Is there a way to create an excel report or something to show which user belongs to which group in a Office 365 tenant?
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Creating a group for a repeating table in Infopath 2013

So, I am trying to recreate something that another developer built and running into some difficulties. I would like to create a repeating table in InfoPath to display my historical comments, like ...
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How to create a view showing all the task assigned to my group in a issue tracking?

I'm wondering if is possible to create a view and how of an issue tracking application that allows me to see all the tasks associated to my group.
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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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Can a person/group column find people in a AD group

Im going to try to explain this as best as I can and hopefully someone can provide a solution. A normal SP group would look like (SP group>people within the group). In my company we use active ...
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I am in Owners group, but I have no permission to add users to group (SP 2007)

I am one of two owners of a team site that I manage. I have created several sub-sites and two groups. One of these groups is called Trainers Team, to which I initially added 7 members. I now need to ...
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When I Create New Group on Sharepoint Designer, designer is closing

I want to create a group for give permission my sitepages and custom list. But when I do this in sharepoint designer, my sharepoint designer is closing (Not Responding). I clicked Create New Group ...
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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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Why would spWeb.Site.RootWeb.AssociatedOwnerGroup be null?

We have code that does the following: Creates a new SPWeb programmatically within a site collection. Adds a new SPGroup to the programmatically-created SPWeb using spWeb.SiteGroups.Add(string name, ...
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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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Does Qty of User Groups slow down SP?

I am trying to use Microsoft/SharePoint Best practices by using User Groups instead of Direct Access. I have over 350 Branches x = 350+ (approx.) 00000 = Branch Code So with the below list, I have ...
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I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do

I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do with the foreach statement , please advice on my below script, i do not want to call onsuccess ...
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How to assign a task in a task list to a group of team members formed in a custom list?

I am using a team site to manage a project. I made a custom list that shows my project team. Team members might be individuals or lists of individuals. For example the title Finance Team Leader is ...
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Security group maintenance across site collection

Has anyone found another solution to AD for group maintenance across sites? Thanks in advance. We don't have the option of AD to sync groups across site collections. Although most groups are confined ...
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Group Permissions Display

I am new to Sharepoint; and self teaching eekks. I am using 2010. I accidently removed the groups (viewing) from the main site page; however when I go to the groups they are still there and active; ...
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2 groups loose their permissions in lists

I have 2 SharePoint 2010 groups. In several lists they have manually configured permissions. Other groups have the same permission setting on the same lists. Some times these and only these 2 groups ...
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Trouble with Permissions using groups

So, here is the thing: I'm using sharepoint server 2010 and i have a few groups that I created. I have a library that have some folders on it, each folder named after each group I created. And each ...
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SPO 2013 - Default Permission Groups

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. This question might sound a bit silly, but is there any downsides of removing ALL the default permission groups from Sharepoint Online and creating our own? ...
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Removed groups in subsite sharepoint2013?

Some one removed the groups in a subsite, again i added the groups, is it possible t know who removed the groups in sharepoint 2013?
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Add users to the group using SPServices?

I created a button in sharepoint site using content Editor,when the current users click on the button he must have to add to that particular group,can any one give example how to add current users to ...
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Set-SPUser - not valid user object - 19;#username - powershell

I'm trying to add users to a custom "responsible" group that have the same permissions as owners group. I'm getting member from a list in SP (people and group). $Responsible = ...
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Managing permission if there is a list that have different permission than its site collection

I have the following:- Team site collection. With the following general permissions:- "All users" can read Managers can contribute Then I wanted to add a “Contact Us” list of type issue tracking. ...
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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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When I adding permissions for users, Sharepoint is closing

I want to define permission for users, in Sharepoint 2013. I open Sharepoint site and then click "Add Users/Group". I'm writing user's name. Then i'm clicking adress book button but sharepoint is ...
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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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Changing displayed columns or column titles for different (group) views?

Is there a way to change the displayed columns or column titles when expanding/collapsing grouped items? Example: I have Hardware and Software products in my list. For hardware I have specifications ...
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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 ...