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LaurentH
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Remove user from SharePoint Group using REST

Hi Huys,

 

I'm currently building two flows linked to a PowerApp that manages Sharepoint Groups memberships on a single site collection.

So i've got one flow to add users to sharepoint groups, it works fine.

I also have one other flow that deletes users from SharePoint and it's driving me crazy.

 

I made a copy paste of the action to add user to the group and modified the URI section to add "RemoveByLoginName"

 

 

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And it's not working, i have this error :

 

 

 

 

 

The parameter 'LoginName' in the request payload is not a valid parameter for the function import 'RemoveByLoginName'

 

 

 

 

 

So i tried to put the "Body" (Corps) section directly in the URI section

 

 

 

 

_api/web/sitegroups('355')/users/RemoveByLoginName("i:0#.f|membership|y.******@******.com")

 

 

 

 

 

Not working either and it's giving me this error

 

 

 

 

"The expression \"web/sitegroups('355')/users/RemoveByLoginName(\"i:0\" is not valid.

 

 

 

 

 

So i made another shot and tried to just put the UPN like that 

 

 

 

 

_api/web/sitegroups('355')/users/RemoveByLoginName('y.******@******.com')

 

 

 

 

 

And nope, doesn't work, i have this error 

 

 

 

 

The user does not exist or is not unique.

 

 

 

 

 

Anyone has a clue about what's wrong ?

 

Thanks,

Regards, 

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LaurentH
Helper I
Helper I

Ok nevermind,

 

Finally i'm using REST to get the SharePoint ID of the user using his UPN / email, and i've replaced the RemoveByLoginName by RemoveByID and it's working as expected.

 

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LaurentH
Helper I
Helper I

Ok nevermind,

 

Finally i'm using REST to get the SharePoint ID of the user using his UPN / email, and i've replaced the RemoveByLoginName by RemoveByID and it's working as expected.

 

Can you please help me in writing the REST API to get the sharepoint user id ? Because I am facing similar issue. I am trying to delete a user from sharepoint group. When I use RemoveById I am getting the error:cannot convert a primitive value to the expected type 'edm.int32'.

 

 

Could you post a screenshot of your final REST settings that worked? Thanks!

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Hi @kokoloco , can u help me?

 

Im trying to remove some user from a SharepointGroup (Visitors, Id 70).

 

I tried follow your steps, but..  i cant know:

 

What is: xGroupPermiss...?

What is: xUserID?

 

When i add some user, i used this uri:

/_api/web/sitegroups/GetById(70)

 

As you can see, i didnt put nothing after sitegroups, but you did. What is this xGroupPermiss, the Id of the group or of the site? If is the site, where should i write the if of the group.

 

And about the xUserID is just the email : "daniel@aa.com" or should i write another thinks?

 

I tryed this, but didnt works:

 

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Anonymous
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The solution is to url-encode the claim (the whole string starting with 'i:0#.f|...').

 

instead of 

_api/web/sitegroups('355')/users/RemoveByLoginName("i:0#.f|membership|y.******@******.com")

you need to put the claim inside a encodeUriComponent() expression, so that it looks like this:

SPO-REST-RemoveByLoginName-PowerAutomate.png

 

 

See also here https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/office/developer/sharepoint-rest-reference/dn531...

 

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