Referring to http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepointdevelopment/thread/b73dd31b-1ec9-4f44-8cb2-80b2f6796eb5

Does SharePoint 2010 create default groups when site collection is created pro grammatically ?

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You can use SPWeb.CreateDefaultAssociatedGroups method on your root web to create default Owner and Visitors groups.

  • i am aware of the method to create the default group. My question was is the issue resolved in SharePoint 2010 or not. Apr 27, 2012 at 6:22
  • In SP2010 this issue isn't resolved, after creating site collection you have to use this method to create default groups. Apr 27, 2012 at 8:07

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