Set Site Group Owner in SharePoint using PowerShell

The example in this topic show how to use PowerShell to Set Site Group Owner in SharePoint

  • # Provide credentials over here
  • $creds = (New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential "<<UserName>>",(ConvertTo-SecureString "<<Password>>" -AsPlainText -Force))
  • # Provide URL of the Site over here
  • # If you do not wish to pass credentials hard coded then you can use: -Credentials (Get-Credential). This will prompt to enter credentials
  • Connect-PnPOnline -Url http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection -Credentials $creds
  • # -Identity: SharePoint group name
  • # -Owner: Set owner of the group. You can optionally specify the user ID/Email over here to set a user as an owner
  • Set-PnPGroup -Identity "New SP Group" -Owner "Group Name"
  • Disconnect-PnPOnline

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013

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