Assign a user to a different site group

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Use Site Administration to assign a user to a site group

  1. On the Web site you want to manage, click Site Settings .

  2. On the Site Settings page, in the Administration section, click Manage Users .

  3. On the Manage Users page, select the box next to the user or cross-site group name you want to change.

  4. Click Edit Site Group of Selected Users .

  5. In the Site Group Membership area, select the site group to which you want the user or cross-site group to belong.

  6. Click OK .

Use the command line to assign a user to a site group

You can assign a user to a site group from the command line by using the userrole operation. The userrole operation takes the url , userlogin , role , and add or delete parameters. Use the following syntax to add a user to the Contributor site group:

stsadm.exe o userrole url http://server_name/site_name userlogin DOMAIN_name\User_namerole contributor add

Note: This does not remove the user from any site groups to which he or she previously belonged.