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Creating a SharePoint Group at the Site Level (Not Site Collection)

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi all,

I would like to be able to create a SharePoint User Group, say called "Experts" at the site level (a "Knowledge Hub"). This group has varying permissions to various lists within this Knowledge Hub site. However, they may be an Expert in one Knowledge Hub, but not another. I notice at the moment, when you click on "Create Group" wihin a specific Knowledge Hub it says:

Create a new SharePoint Group. This group will be available throughout the site collection.

An indeed, it puts the group at the scope of the site collection which isn't what I want to do.

Is there any way that you can create a group that is specific to a particular site? That way I could create different Knowledge Hubs from a template, and add various users (or groups) on a per site basis to the Expert group for that Knowledge Hub, but it doesnt mean they are a member of the Experts group for all other Knowledge Hubs.

Any help much appreciated or workarounds.


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