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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Need script to list Groups by Team Site

I am trying to find PowerShell scripts that do the following: List all TeamSites. List all TeamSites, Groups that belong to that TeamSite with their permissions. List all TeamSites, Groups that ...
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Batch or Bulk delete of groups under a single SPWeb

Can someone help me with a powershell or C# code to do a Bulk delete of groups on a SharePoint site? I already know about this code: $site = Get-SPweb "http://root/locations/site" foreach($group in ...
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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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How can i group items in SharePoint based on an input?

I currently have a SharePoint site set up that contains a status field. Based on the status (opened or closed), the items will be grouped by status. I want to remove the status field and have a ...
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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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get site path using a group id

I have a list of groups a user is member of including the groups' name and id. Now I need to construct URLs to the sites those groups are used in. (I can assume there is 1:1 relationship between group ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Maximum Number of Users (Persons / Groups) Per Multi Select User Column

I have a multi select Person / Group (User) column in my SharePoint 2013 list. I would like to know, if there is any limit on the number of users (persons/groups) that can be stored in a multi select ...
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Access denied to subsite by unique user group - Sharepoint 2010

I have a sandbox site that currently contains the parent and two sub-sites (Subsite1, Subsite2). The sandbox site has the three standard sandbox groups (Owners, Members, Visitors) then one unique ...
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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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How to expand the group name within a list with REST

I have a list with a People/Group field that I want to access via REST call: /administration/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Permissions')/items?$top=10000 The problem is that it just loads the list IDs ...
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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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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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Create SharePoint groups with powershell

Has anyone successfully used PS to create groups and assign a owner (another SP group not a domain user). The scripts I've found online, I can't get them to work. Just wondering if anybody has any ...
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columns are not showing when adding from “Add from existing list or site columns”

I want to add some columns to content type from a specific column group. I click on "Add from existing list or site columns" and choose one column group. But below in the available columns list, I am ...
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List Sharepoint groups powershell - missing groups

I am using this code to list all groups within a web app. When I look at results not all the groups are there. When I go to the root of the site - people and groups, the groups are there. Why are ...
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How to reset a user's permissions

I need to reset the permission granted to a user in a Sharepoint 2013 farm. That is: revoking any permissions ever granted to this user (Read, Collaboration, etc...) for any sites, lists, folders, ...
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How do I grant permissions to a Domain Group?

I need to add users to a domain group in SharePoint 2010 and I'm not sure how. When I click Site Permissions>Grant Permissions I can add users to a SharePoint group but not the listed domain groups
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URL/Link to sharepoint members group of subsite used as web template

Is there a simple way to create a link that points to the default "members" group of a subsite? I'm creating a subsite web template and would like to have a link for future site managers that goes ...
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Find all groups the current user is within

I’m attempting to see if any groups in Site collection contains logged in. Part 1. Get all groups with name starting with ‘Impact’ Part 2. Loop through Impact groups and fetch users, if user matches ...
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How to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Can you please let me know how to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API to new site which does not have any group. I have created new group & able to Add Role. But I am not able to get any help ...
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Web Content based on Sharepoint Groups

I have a web page that is open for the entire user base to access. I want to add some web content on this page that will only be displayed if they are part of a Sharepoint Group. Role specific ...
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Retrieving Groups for current user always returns zero results

I'm using the new REST api in 2013 to retrieve information about the current user. My issue is that I always get zero results for the Groups element. This is what I'm using: ...
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Show appropriate view based on user permission

I have a document library with different views. Some user must update some columns and other users must update other columns. Is it possible to display different views based on which group user ...
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AD Group's Display Name showing up as DOMAIN/accountname in Sharepoint 2007

I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Sharepoint and I am current facing an odd issue right now where one of our AD security group's displayname field is showing up as DOMAIN/accountname : The ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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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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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...