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Add Groups to SharePoint lists and libraries?



I have two Power Automate issues that I’m trying to resolve.


My MS Teams Site has 60+ Document Libraries, some of them with unique permissions. I want to use Power Automate to filter all of the libraries with unique permissions and then add an existing SharePoint permission group to those libraries.


I haven’t been able to find a way to query for unique permissions or add Permission Groups to List and Libraries.


There is a SharePoint Action “Get all lists and libraries”, I can use this to get all the library Names and GUIDs. Is there a way to look at the permissions for them?


I can use the SharePoint Action “Grant access to an item or a folder” to add individual users to the libraries, is there an HTTP request to add groups?



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@RolleRob  i think you will need to use REST API to check if document library has unique permission or not and also assign permission to group on the library. You can use Send HTTP request to SharePoint action to use REST API. As a starting point you can use the blog where it is described to set permissions for item using REST API via Power Automate, you will need to tweak the REST API a little to make it working for document library, i can assist further on how to do it, if you are unsure on how to do it.

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