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Questions tagged [groups]

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

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SharePoint Search Query - Filter item by user & groups from the current user

In a web part, I wanted to show only items that people had permissions on. I know I can stop inheriting permissions on the list and give them unique permissions, but that's not what our client wants. ...
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SharePoint 2007: Copy users from Shared Services User Profiles to new user group

How can I copy users from Shared Services User Profiles to new user group in SharePoint 2007? Thank you, Matej
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Office 365 Group Owner not showing in SharePoint group

I created a Team site with an O365 group and it automatically creates the 2 groups, Owners & Members. If you elevate someone from a Member to an Owner, it is reflected in the Group membership (...
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How to change subsite group access request?

I am in a company where we are trying to organize our SharePoint documents sites by subsidiaries - services (There is one sub-site per service). In my example the subsidiary is "France" (root) and ...
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Connecting an existing group to and existing site collection

It pretty easy to connect an O365 group to an existing SharePoint site collection through settings => Connect to new Office 365 Group. But how can we connect an existing site collection to an ...
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How to Get Site-users and Site-groups in SPFx using PnP-JS?

How to get the site users and site groups in SPFx using PnP JS? Thanks in advance.
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Person selection box missing when trying to add a user to a group

I'm working in a SharePoint 2013 on prem environment and I'm running into an odd issue. Here's the setup. There is a subsite (A) in a site collection that has differing permissions from the parent. ...
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SharePoint group error: too many e-mail addresses were selected

I have a SharePoint group with 82 members. Whenever I try to send an e-mail to all of my members the error appears: "Too many e-mail addresses were selected". I know there is only a limited length for ...
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userdisp.aspx with GroupID timeout and not redirecting to people.aspx?MembershipGroupId on SP 2010

A SharePoint 2010 application has few SiteCollections (say root(/), /SC1 and /SC2). On SiteCollection SC1, profile link /SC1/_layouts/userdisp.aspx?ID=_ receiving timeout for two of the four group ...
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How can I create a SharePoint group using Flow?

I want to use Flow to create SharePoint groups on one of my sites. From what I can tell, I should be using the "Send an HTTP request to SharePoint" action but I know next to nothing about using REST ...
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Security Group not showing up when creating an Audience in SharePoint 2016 on-premises

This security group is showing up in people picker but it doesn't in the Select Security Group or Distribution Group window when you are creating an audience in Central Administration. This group is ...
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Lack of mailbox for a calendar group

What I have: I am using SharePoint online (Office 365). After adding a group calendar as a web part on my page and clicking on link to the group I get the following information: :-( ...
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Permissions group users exist but not displayed

I have several users added to a group permissions. I can see their names if I roll the cursor over check boxes, but otherwise, their names are not displayed. Anyone know why this would happen?
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Get Office 365 group members from REST API

I'm developing a solution to send SharePoint documents (links) to domain users sending an e-mail. This solution is based on a classic list form, where an user select a document and can choose user ...
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Get site owner email details only from Owner group using Powershell

I need powershell snippet to get site the owner name and email details only from default site owner group Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue Add-Type -...
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Adding SP user to member group - Team Site

I'm using the "Create a modern team site" using the PnP/PnPjs, and I want to add a user to the "Members" group of the newly created site. I tried using this code: let memberGroup = ...
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How to add email address as parameter while creating sharepoint group using Powershell

I'm trying to create sharepoint group and add site owner using : $Web.SiteGroups.Add($GroupName, $web.Site.Owner, $web.Site.Owner, $GroupDescription) I would want to pass my email address instead of ...
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Show ALL Permission Groups in Admin Center?

I'm quite new to using the Admin Center for my SharePoint Management needs, and I am wondering : Is it possible to see ALL Permission Groups that have been created on my SharePoint? We only recently ...
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Public Group Members Don't Get Emails or Calendar Invitations

I have a public group on my company's Sharepoint site. The first time I created a calendar event on the group's calendar it sent Outlook invitations to all the members, as expected. I'm not aware of ...
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List of groups and their members for SharePoint Online Team Site

I realize there are near-duplicate questions, but none with answers that apply to my specific question, for SharePoint Online. Specifically: how can I as a site owner determine what groups are ...
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PNP.js adding a new SharePoint Group and setting the Group owner

I'm writing a webpart that creates several SharePoint Groups. I'm trying to set the Group Owner so it's not defaulting to the user creating the group. According to documentation, this should be ...
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Information on permissions group

Is there a way to view who created a permissions group and when it was created - from the Site Admin level?
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Group or person with Contribute rights allowed to be Group Owners?

Creating a group with contribute rights. In the part where we have to add an owner, are there any rules as for as permissions level of the Group Owner? Could I place a group or an individual with ...
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Group Naming Convention

This is a very "trivial/non-programming/non-SharePoint feature" question but is there a naming convention for SharePoint Groups? I've seen the Owner, Member, Visitor extensions but lets say I created ...
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Difference between SharePoint group, office 365 groups & AD Groups

why one has to opt for different set of groups in office 365? how this differentiation can help us? what would be ideal use case to implement each groups with in the office 365 environment?
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Way to set up a list, where depending on permission, admin will see all

I'm trying to setup a list where an "Admin" can see all entries but a user can only see their own?I found this YouTube video by SharePointQuester and all he is using are web parts with different views ...
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Security Group invite external users to SharePoint site, generating Invite email

My organization uses Office 365 for email distribution lists and to host an internal SharePoint site for document storage. We currently use distribution list Groups to host the email lists. I now ...
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Can i get distribution list of current user in SharePoint using JSOM or REST API

I have written a logic to check if the current user belongs in a Specific SharePoint Group e.g. "Visitors". However this user is present in the DL and the DL is added in the SP group, e.g. DL-Org. The ...
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Audit Log to Figure out which user changed “Who can edit the membership of the group” within a group's settings

I am looking to track the setting change that a group owner can make on their groups, changing the radio button selection of "who can edit the membership of the group?" from "Group Owner" to "Group ...
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Change Sharepoint group setting using JSOM or REST

I am looking for JSOM or REST option to update SharePoint user group settings who can edit the membership for the group.
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RSS webpart connector gives error message for Guest users

I've created a Group and now editing the Sharepoint page. I added a RSS connector webpart on the page and configured a RSS feed. The RSS feed works and shows the news for me as an administrator, but ...
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How to change a Default Site Owner Group (not classic)

I don't know why, but the originator of one of our SharePoint sites set the owner group to our general pool group that has all employees. I want to set the access permission requests to be sent to ...
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Client People Picker Value for Workflow

I have this SharePoint Document Library with a customised form with some people fields that I want to filter by groups only: I understand I can use the info here: https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/blogs/...
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SharePoint People Picker Groups Only

I want to filter a people picker in SharePoint by Groups only (out of the box only has People and Groups or People Only) How can I achieve this please? I have this page actually not the actual ...
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How to generate tasks for large groups in sharepoint online?

Can someone tell me what is the best way to generate tasks for large group, for like 2000 people? I have created a custom WF activity in Visual Studio, where I have CompositeTask component with ...
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Setting default associated group via PowerShell not working

In SPO we have a couple of sites that lack a default group for the "Allow members to share this site and individual files and folders". I'm trying to set a SharePoint security group named "OOTB ...
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Create view of “My Sharepoint groups”

We have a huge, classic portal, with several SharePoint groups (not O365 groups) for each customer like: customerA-Visitors, Members customerB-Visitors, Members ... The group owners have rights to ...
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O365 Security Groups don't appear to be working with SharePoint Online

Today in an effort to clean up our SharePoint permissions and centrally manage things a little more efficiently, we compared our Active Directory groups (OUs) to our groups in SharePoint. I created ...
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REST API update group owner using a workflow

How can I change the group owner of a group by a sharepoint workflow using the REST api? I am creating the group by a rest call in the workflow. This works perfectly but the owner is set to the user ...
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SharePoint 2016 ADFS authentication, people picker shows AD users and AD group, permissions dont work for AD groups

We are using SharePoint 2016 and ADFS authentication. In AD we have users and groups. In SharePoint it is possible to resolve users and groups from AD. When you share a document to an AD user it is ...
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Add users to Group with REST calls

We are using REST (with jQuery ajax) to create groups and add members to the groups. We are using the code below (cleaned up a little for legibility). function createGroup(title,user){ var ...
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Permissions Sharepoint online

I have a user ex: John Doe in which has changed is name, instead of John Doe it will be called John Don. Two accounts exists on AD, already Synced,and my question is: how can i move permissions from ...
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How to add SharePoint group in Person or Group column using JSOM

I found many articles on how to add user in Person or Group column using JSOM, but i couldn't find any article which shows how to add SharePoint group in Person or Group column using JSOM. Could ...
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Permission level needed to allow reading only the current version

How can I set the permission for a document or library such that the user (or user group) can read only the current version of the document and have no access to older versions.
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Individual and “Team” access to list items

We have a list of service requests. Anyone in the enterprise can create a request and then edit their request as the process moves along. We now have the user need to allow "teams" to access each ...
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Users Unable to Access Home Page: This Site Has Not Been Shared with You

I am having issues getting users to access the homepage for our work Sharepoint Website. Any individual who tries to access it gets the message "This Site Has Not Been Shared with You." However, they ...
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CSOM: Set 'everyone except external users' Permission

As part of our department site creation script, we want 'everyone except external users' to be part of the site Visitors group instead of Members. Can someone please help me do this with CSOM? Have ...
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Unique Sub-site Permission Groups

So after searching all over google and bing, I think I've come to an answer that I don't really want to hear, but there's no harm in asking here :). Is it possible to have unique permissions for a ...
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Restrict list to group

I have like 5 different lists on my sharepoint site. I want to know if its possible to create a group of members of that sharepoint and assign list to them. So the point of this, is only users are in ...
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How to see the Domain Group's members?

There are two types of groups. They called Domain or Sharepoint groups. I cannot see the member's of Domain Groups. How can i do this ?