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Gexudo
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Power automate and Sharepoint list

I'm building functionality for a PVA project.

 

Ill keep this short and sweet,

 

The general idea is PVA calls an automate action and the action adds an item to a SharePoint list.

 

The problem is that said SharePoint site is private and automate (even if the connect is created with the owner account) cannot see said site and list. Ideally this site is indeed to be private because it will contain reserved data.

 

Is this a known limitation? Am I doing something wrong? Is there a workaround in order to have a list that is not visible organization wide?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Pstork1
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When you run a flow from a PVA bot the flow runs in the security context of the user interacting with the bot.  That user must have access to any backend data source that is used by the flow.  That is a requirement of Power Automate.  There really isn't a workaround.  The only real workaround is to use Dataverse for storing the data.  Even then the user must have access, but the security settings in Dataverse are more granular than they are in SharePoint.



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