Add/remove sharepoint group using power shell

July 27th, 2011

Add/remove sharepoint group using power shell

Content from http://vimleshtiwari.blogspot.com/2011/01/addremove-sharepoint-group-using-power.html

#Add a sharepoint group using power shell#Create a sharepoint custom permission using Power shell$web = get-SPWeb “http://sitecollectionName”
$member = $web.AllUsers[“domain\username”] $CustomPermission =”Permission Name”
$CustomRoleRoledef = New-Object “Microsoft.SharePoint.SPRoleDefinition”
$CustomRoleRoledef.Name = “$CustomPermission”
$CustomRoleRoledef.Description = “Custom permission level for Site Owners”
$CustomRoleRoledef.BasePermissions =
“CancelCheckout,AddListItems,EditListItems,DeleteListItems,ViewListItems,OpenItems,ViewVersions, DeleteVersions,CreateAlerts,ViewFormPages,ViewUsageData,ViewPages,BrowseUserInfo,ManageAlerts,
UseRemoteAPIs,UseClientIntegration,Open”
$web.RoleDefinitions.Add($CustomRoleRoledef)
$web.Update()

# Create custom group
$CustomGroup =”My Custom Group”
$web.SiteGroups.Add(“$CustomGroup”, $member, $null,”Custom Group “)

#Assign Permission to the Group
$customPermission = $web.RoleDefinitions[“$CustomRoleRoledef “] # If you don’t want to use custom permission, you can directly give existing permission name i.e “Full Control/Contributor/Design/Visitor”
#$existingPermission = $web.RoleDefinitions[“Design”] $customPermissionAssignment = New-Object “Microsoft.SharePoint.SPRoleAssignment” -ArgumentList $web.SiteGroups[“$CustomGroup”] $customPermissionAssignment.RoleDefinitionBindings.Add($customPermission)
$web.RoleAssignments.Add($techAdminRoleAssignment)

#Remove a sharepoint group using power shell

#Remove Groups if already exist
$GroupName =”Custom Group”
$objSiteGroup = $web.SiteGroups[“$GroupName”] if ($objSiteGroup)
{
$web.SiteGroups.Remove(“$GroupName”)
}

 

1 Comment

  • James
    February 7, 2012 at 9:48PM Reply

    Hello;

    Nice script but has a syntax problem.
    There is no $techAdminRoleAssignment variable instantiated.
    So you are passing nothing to the roleassignment in this call:
    $web.RoleAssignments.Add($techAdminRoleAssignment)

    -cheers

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