i am trying to build a flow so that it will automatically remove/stop sharing inherited group permission from all folders as soon as it created. could you please provide the steps to achieve that? For some reason, i dont see "stop sharing an item or a folder" action but i do have action on the list "stop sharing an item or file". using this action was able to remove the permission from file/items level but not folder level.
Thanks in advanced!
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You can break folder inheritance using the "Send an HTTP request to SharePoint" action:
You should use a POST method, and use the following Uri:
Where you have to replace "documentlibraryname" and "foldername" by your values ("Shared Documents/Samples" in my example).
Hope it helps!
Thanks for your reply. i have tried with "Send an HTTP request to SharePoint" action but it did n't work for me. is there anyway we could get folders dynamically as soon they created. Because my requirement is when users will create new folders just stop the inheritance permission for certain group. As i said, its working for me at files/items level when using "Stop sharing an item or file" action but not at folder level. Again looking some automated solution where as soon new folders will create in library just stop the sharing for specific group which will inherited from library.
Appreciated for your hard work on this. i have tried to replicated the solution like you but for some reason its not working, if i go to manage access from folder still i can see permissions are inheriting from library to folder. no idea what i am doing wrong? any light on this please.
If your screenshot is right, you forget to add "true" in the condition (isFolder is equal to true).
Thanks Again Ferran. its working like a charm. is there any condition we can put in the flow so that it will stop sharing for all except full control permission from library?
I don't understand your requirement. Do you mean by leaving the permissions to the owners? In any case you could use the "grant access to an item or folder" SharePoint action to grant permissions to a user or group.
sorry for not explaining in details. all i am saying right now its deleting all the groups or users except owners which is inheriting from library. Lets say i have one group called "Madona" which has full control permission at library level. so when i will create new folders, oviously it will inherit all groups and users from library and will delete by flow but i dont want to delete "Madona" group by flow which has full control. could we do that please?
can you help me or give me advice with my problem. I have similar solution as it's represented here. I've needed to remove folder access for user/s. When I used "Send HTTP request..." I recieve this:
The response I receive is:
Status Code: 200
And it doesnt remove access for user .
Could you give me some advice ? Thanks
Please, @TomasG could you open this on another thread? This is marked as solved, so it will help other users in the future.
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