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Debo88
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Error Message: You don't have permission to view this data. Server Response: List failed: Something went wrong.

I am new to powerapps and have created a new canvas app that edits two sharepoint lists. However, my users are getting this error "Error Message: You don't have permission to view this data. Server Response: Isolation failed: Something went wrong." Isolation is the name of one of my Sharepoint lists. I can't publicly share the list since it has sensitive data on it so I'm not sure how to get this to go away.

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WarrenBelz
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@Debo88 ,

You have to share the list in SharePoint with anyone who needs to use it in Power Apps otherwise they will get the message you are seeing. You can set the permission level to what ever is necessary, but it must be at least View. One protection you can put in place to to create a Custom Permission based on the one you need and uncheck "View application pages" and they will not be able to access any views on the SharePoint site, even if they navigate directly to them.

 

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WarrenBelz
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@Debo88 ,

Yes, the custom permission level needs to be based on at least Contribute.

We have over 100 field crew (who use iPads) set up this way and they cannot access SharePoint pages.

 

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WarrenBelz
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@Debo88 ,

You have to share the list in SharePoint with anyone who needs to use it in Power Apps otherwise they will get the message you are seeing. You can set the permission level to what ever is necessary, but it must be at least View. One protection you can put in place to to create a Custom Permission based on the one you need and uncheck "View application pages" and they will not be able to access any views on the SharePoint site, even if they navigate directly to them.

 

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Debo88
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Well, that helped but didn't fix the issue yet. They are now able to see the app, fill it out, and submit it with success. However, it won't update my sharepoint list when they submit. It works when i do it but not them so I'm guessing I'm missing a permission somewhere?

WarrenBelz
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@Debo88 ,

Yes, the custom permission level needs to be based on at least Contribute.

We have over 100 field crew (who use iPads) set up this way and they cannot access SharePoint pages.

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

 

 

@WarrenBelz Hi Warren, hope you are doing well.

I've tried your steps above by giving my users Contribute and 'View application pages' has been unchecked.

My users are now able to save data to the SP List. However, they can navigate themselves to see the list data via Site Contents.   What should I do so that I can be like yours where 'field crew (who use iPads) set up this way and they cannot access SharePoint pages'?

 

Many thanks.

Hi @Australia ,

How do they know the site address? I have my lists on a subsite that does not have an obvious name. Also they still should not be able to open any view, even if they can see the contents.

Many thanks for the reply @WarrenBelz .

We didn't set it up right from the beginning I'm sorry. We created a site called 'Info Portal' which every colleague can access. And all our underlying data to our PowerApps are saved under the same site. So as a site visitor, if you are smart, you'd be able to see everything by going to 'Site Contents' and see all other peoples' data....

Hi @Australia ,

How do they get to Site Contents if they cannot view pages on the site ?

@WarrenBelz do you mean one is unable to see Site Content if  'View application pages' has been unchecked in the permission settings?

@Australia ,

I mean if they need to view a page to get to the Site Settings "cog" - they should not be able to do this, even if they know the URL.

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