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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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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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Autocomplete Person and Groups field SharePoint 2013

We recently had to restore a NewForm.ASPX. The previous newform.aspx had become disconnected from Listform.aspx. I worked with my IT team to use SP Designer to create a new Newform2.aspx file to be ...
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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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What are the office groups operations that are not possible in UI but with PowerShell

This question may looks crazy, but indeed want to know the answer. What are the options that are not available in office groups through UI. Either from admin center or from group options itself. ...
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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 ?
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How to manage permissions by the group members?

I am the site admin and there is a parmission group of the users with "contribute" level. At the group settings I see an option "Who can edit the membership of the group?". I set it to "Group Members"....
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Create a group for a List with unique permission

I am having a SP 2013 site with a list having unique permission. Is there a way to create a new permission level group for the list
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How to notify user when adding them to a group

I am adding members to a group with the code below. My question is very simple : When adding members with this code, the invited person does not get an email notifying them. However when doing the ...
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SitePermision for one group of people in Sharepoint

I have a question about site permissions on Sharepoint. We have a sharepoint page for our team members to use for internal purposes. It has a lot of valuable information for us and all of team ...
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SharePoint Groups and AD Groups

i have one question about the SP Groups and AD Groups. I'm trying to get all AD Groups which are in one SP Group inserted in SP. I'm trying to get them in C#. For example: When i have SP Group ...
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How to create caml query with group by taxonomy field?

I have a taxonomy field as department .I need to use group by query in this field.is possible to do it? If yes, suggest some idea to implement it..
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“Everyone” Dynamic Group not appearing for share in Sharepoint Online

I am using Sharepoint Online (Office365). There are some default dynamic groups - "Everyone" and "Everyone except External Users", however I can only see "Everyone except External Users" when setting ...
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SP2010 “NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users” group versus the SP2013 “Everyone” group?

In my test SharePoint 2010 instance, I notice SharePoint has a special group called NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users In my SharePoint 2013 instance, I notice I have a special group called Everyone ...
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Cannot add AD Groups that have @ character in their display name

I have couple of groups that have @ character in their display names in Active Directory (Example: IT@domain.com). When I try to add this group in SharePoint I am unable to see it (I have set this ...
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Copy users from Online to On-Premise SharePoint

I have a strange situation. I accidentally deleted some groups from a SharePoint on premise site collection. I have a backup of those groups and users in an online site. I have googled a lot but ...
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Unable to send Email to group of users

I have made a small Project Request tool for our team. The way how this tool is supposed to work is when a users submits a request he gets a confirmation email and then within the team internally 3 ...
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How to create query rule group and move the query rule to that group?

I have created 3query rules in SharePoint 2013. I need to create query rule group using powershell and and define the ordering . anyone give me the better idea to create query rule group using ...
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PowerShell to Export Sites and Subsides with security groups

I'm attempting to come up with a powershell script that would allow me to export a list of sites and subsides and the permission groups there in to a CSV. I'm familiar with using the cmdlts but not ...
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Cannot set the accessibility of navigation tabs through AD groups

We have a Portal developed by SharePoint 2016 Enterprise. In this, there are Navigation tabs. Different groups can access different tabs. Then I set particular group for that tab in "Target ...
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Java Script How can I get the Site Owners information and the Group Name for all my sites

I have zero experience coding in SharePoint and have been given the task of showing the current Site owners within an HTML control on EVERY page for our site. I found this code at this link which ...
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Export/import SPWeb to rootweb of new SPSite results in empty + missing groups

We exported a SubSite using Export-SPWeb with IncludeUserSecurity and versions. Subsequently we imported the export to the root of a newly created SiteCollection on the same WebApp (SharePoint 2016). ...
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SharePoint Online Group Calendar webpart not updating to Outlook calendar

I have created a group named "Project Group", and I have it on MS Teams, and Outlook. In the Calendar there (Outlook), I have added a lot of meetings and other upcoming events. In my SharePoint ...
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Adding an existing user to a group (JavaScript)

Seems simple right ? Well, for the current user, it is, but when looking for a specific one : https://www.google.fr/search?rlz=1C1GCEA_enFR779FR779&ei=ihWYWorCIoHxUpT0o7AO&q=sp+js+get+user+-...
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PowerShell Get all users from a subsite

I'm trying to get all the users that have access to a specific subsite in a SharePoint 2010 environment. When I lookup the SiteGroups of an SPWeb object, I get all the groups of the site collection, ...
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Adding a SP.FieldUserValue into the Visitor/Member/Owner group of a site

I'm creating a website based on what a user submits in a form 3 fields are reserved for the 3 types of default groups that you're asked for when creating a subsite manually : - Owner - Members - ...