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

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Check SharePoint group exist or not using MS flow

I want to check the SharePoint group exist or not using MS flow. If it exists then do not to create group else create a new SharePoint group using ms flow.
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External Users: Randomly Access Denied

I have a number of external users in an external users' permissions group, which has access to a specific library in a larger site. They don't have access to the full site. For most users this works ...
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Create a drop down menu based on a group

I have a group called Onshore Management and I want their names to populate a drop down menu so the appropriate person can be selected on a calendar event. Is there anyway to do that?
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Hide quick launch for specific group permission

I have a list which contains multiple users that they will access it from 2 different groups permissions, Members (Read Only), Visitors(View Only). What I have tried to do: When they are assigned to ...
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How to get a Sharepoint-group with its members displayed in PowerShell

How to get a SharePoint-group with its members displayed in PowerShell. I have tried this: Get-PnPGroupMembers -Identity "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" | select title But doesn't give me the results I would ...
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Does SharePoint Groups title be unique in same site collection?

Does SharePoint Groups title be unique in same site collection? Having the same name for the group but be different. We are creating subsites with the same name but unique URL, but then if a project ...
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sorry you don't have permission to query for users

This is my scenarios: I have a list with "Person or Group" column, i changed the SelectionGroup (from All Users to specified SharePoint Group name Audi which contain some persons 'let's name them P'. ...
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How to change “Person or Group” autocomplete field to dropdown list

I am looking for a way to change the autocomplete field of "Person or Group" to a dropdown list. I checked the Lookup field solution, that doesn't suit me, i only need to transform the autocomplete ...
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Using AJAX to get SharePoint group user names? [duplicate]

Very often Ajax is used to get list items, delete them, update them etc. I want to know how I can use ajax to get the usernames of a specific SharePoint group. (Just printing them on the console is ...
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How can I use Sharepoint Groups to limit viewing and updating of items in a single list?

I have a single list with a number of columns. I want to enable users assigned to specific contribute level groups to be able to contribute to the list and only see the items that they or the people ...
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Check user in group (C#)

How to check in C# if the current user is in a group or not? Thanks for help. using (SPSite SPsite = new SPSite("http://sp/sites/test")) { using (SPWeb web = SPsite....
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Remove users from group with javascript

I found a script to add a user to a SP group with a button. Now I would like to have a second button that does the opposite (remove the user from the group). The first thing (adding an user) works. ...
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Setting Permission Levels on Team Sites with Associated Group

We have a security policy that says we must change the default permission levels when creating a new site. Full control for the Owners group is changed to a custom permission level while the Members ...
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Is it possible to undo group bulkload of users in SharePoint

I added about 175 users into the wrong group in our SharePoint site. Is it possible to "undo" the action? The bigger challenge is that I did not make a list of the existing members before adding the ...
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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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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 ...