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I'm trying to select groups I created in Sharepoint Designer (2010).
But they all say,

[No Access]

when I'm using the "Grant Permissions" Screen.

If I add them in the regular sharepoint screen it works fine Site Settings>Create Group
But adding in Sharepoint Designer something is wrong why? And Why are some groups associated with sites and others are not? How would I associate a global security group with a site?

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Okay so this may seem totally obvious.

If I type in the group name in the first prompt and give it a permission level then it works. Then once the group has a default permissions level I can then add users to it. It's just confusing/deceiving when it says "Grant users permission directly". When you can actually grant "GROUPS" permission directly.

So Again:

  1. Add the user group in Sharepoin Designer: enter image description here
  2. Goto the appropriate Sharepoint site.
    Enter the "GROUP" name in the first Prompt in Sharepoint like so:
  3. Select a Permission Level for the group. enter image description here
  4. Once a Group has access to the site its then associated.
    Users can then be added to it.
  5. Now I can add users (blurred out) into the Group. enter image description here
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In SPD, after you create the group, you need to click the hyperlink for Site Permissions to assign permission levels to the group.

  • My bad I don't think I clearly explained this question. Thanks for you help though PiracteEric. – Ben_Coding Dec 31 '13 at 19:05
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Had the same problem, I realized: In my case, I wanted to grant access on a list, for which no groups have access rights (only singe users, directly given). That's why, every group has "no access" next to the group name.

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