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Security within SharePoint 2013

Creating groups

Customizing SharePoint groups makes it possible for your organization to effectively grant access to only the users it specifies. When you create a group, you can name it, assign it a permission level, and add people to it.

Create a group

  1. On the Site Settings page, in the Users And Permissions section, click Site Permissions.

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  2. On the Permissions page, click the Permissions tab and then, in the Grant group, click Create Group.

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  3. On the Create Group page, in the Name text box, enter a name for the group.

  4. In the About Me text box, enter a description.

  5. Assign a group owner to the group.

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  6. In the Give Group Permission To This Site section, select a check box corresponding to the permission level that you want to assign to the group.

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  7. Click Create.

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