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How to setup AD group to work with SharePoint group security

Issue:

Recently, I am having issues with the permission setup at client side. The way we setup permission is we create AD Group and add the add AD Group to the proper SharePoint Group. If we need to grant permission to a user, we then add the user to the correct AD group. But end user reports that by adding a user to an AD group, this user does not have any access to the SharePoint site.

Solution:

Change the AD Group scope from Global to Universal fix the problem.

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References:

AD Group Scopes from Paul Stork

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/sharepointadminprevious/thread/79d2af40-3daa-4f61-86e5-5bb54086147f

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