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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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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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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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Group owner has been changed to someone else

I created a few groups with custom permissions and I was the owner but now I cannot edit the group setting as it says only the owners can do that. Also, I cannot ad or remove anyone to/from the group. ...
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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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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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Get Type of User or Group

I have a case where in I have added AD security groups along with SharePoint Users to the SharePoint Groups, Now I want to fetch a list of only Security Groups from all Site Groups in SharePoint, Is ...
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Get all users from sharepoint site using client side code(SP-App)

I want to get all users in all groups from my Sharepoint-Site, is this possible? if so, how do I do this?
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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Restrict Adding User to SPGroup Based on a User Property

I have an SPGroup that has permissions that are common to several users but my requirement is only one user (of a given parameter) should be in this SPGroup. For example, I have a list of Company ...
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Check whether user belongs to sharepoint group, which consists of distribution list as members

I have a distribution list, which is added to a SharePoint group. I need to determine whether the logged in user(Who is part of the distribution list) is part of the SharePoint group. this needs to be ...
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Add all users to a group when using UserProfileManager?

When I use the UserProfileManager I get all the profiles when using .GetEnumerator() and looping thru them all with foreach($profile in $AllProfiles). After the loop I can get PropertyConstants like ...
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SP13 - Finding all sites a group has access to

In SharePoint 2013 when you're looking at a group's page (the one that lists all of the members of the group) you can open the 'settings' menu and there's a choice to 'view group permissions'. This ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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People Service ResolvePrincipals does not resolve SharePoint groups when the PrincipalType is All and SharePoint is using claims based authentication

I'm updating some legacy code which relies on the People service. SharePoint groups do not resolve on a webapplication in SP2013 with the authentication provider set to Claims Based Authentication ...
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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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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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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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Manage file access rights based on 2 groups combination

I am setting up a sharepoint site where files have 2 properties (a Country and a Department). I want to create corresponding groups to manage user access rights to these files based on the combination ...
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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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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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Get SPListItems based on contribute permissions, programmatically

I have a problem in getting the list items the current logged user has contribute rights on. I have this scenario: List A has read permissions for anonymous access. Group 1- Has contribute rights ...
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Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user

I have used following script to add a domain group to a site [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUser]$spuser = $web.EnsureUser("WM\My Group name") Set-SPUser -Identity $spuser -Web "http://myweb" ...
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Getting user's AD groups as lookup

I'm trying to make a simple reservation site, containing two lists: resources and reservations. Users are making reservations by creating a new item on Reservations list, specifying which resource ...
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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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Programatically Add user to a SharePoint Group C# CSOM SharePoint 2013

I am trying to programatically add user to a SharePoint Group. I have a function that takes two values: userName and groupName. I am able to pass a groupName and the function does input AD group ...
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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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Delete native groups

I've been trying to delete the native groups on my site collection (Owners, Members and Visitors). I try to do this in the "FeatureActivated" event with this code : ...
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Adding custom SPGroup to all lists in Site using powershell

I want to add custom SPGroup as contribute permission to all the lists in a sharepoint site using powershell. all the lists are at root web of the root site collection. Need possible script to ...
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How to add SP Group to Managed Metadata Term Group using Powershell

I want to add Active Directory Group to Term Group using Powershell. I have found script to add AD Group to Term Group, but i want to add AD group to multiple Term Groups. Need powershell script to ...
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Delete the “Everybody group” from Office 365

I don't want the "Everybody group" to be used in my Sharepoint. We have students and staff, but if "Share to everybody" is possibly there could be problems. I have the two groups "Students" and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to get list of groups a user belongs to

I came across this post showing how to create a permissions management webPart using SPServices. I tried to do it in SP2010 but keep getting error " User not found". I think it has something to do ...
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View to specyfic Group Users in Sharepoin

I want to ask how to do a View for specyfic Grop from Users. I have got 5 Group, and I want to do a View for specyfic Group of Users. Administrators should see all elements, and the difrent users ...
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Error when sign in as different user: The resource cannot be found. /SitePages/Home.aspx

Create a site collection selecting a site template. Prompted asking whether to use existing groups and gave OK. In the newly created site collection, added new user as member and also in a new user ...