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set item level security in SharePoint

A flow should be able to change the permission of an item in a SharePoint List/document library; this is a very popular pattern in Sharepoint workflows

 

Serge Luca

SharePoint MVP

Status: Completed

Hi all,

 

The following two actions should now be available:

1. Grant access to an item or a folder

2. Stop sharing an item or folder

 

Please check out these new actions in the SharePoint connector and let us know if you have any feedback! 

 

 

 

Thanks,

Chaks

Comments
cardinalpipkin
Responsive Resident

It can't be long before MS implement a change permissions action in Flow. Plumsail looks great but will it become obselete quickly?

sergeluca
MVP

that is a risk ; but congratulation to Plumsail 😉

 

anton-khrit
Helper V

Thank you for your feedback.

 

Microsoft can't implement actions for every scenario. That is where partners are good.

 

We can wait for Microsoft, probably they will implement it sometime later. But there are business tasks to solve right now.

 

Plumsail Actions is not only permissions management.

 

There are other actions in SharePoint connector. For example, for the creation of sites and lists from templates. 

 

Documents and Folders management cross-site actions are coming.

 

Plumasail Actions also includes Documents connector that allows generation of documents (HTML, TEXT, DOCX) from different templates and conversion to PDF.

 

All of this for a single price.

 

Moreover, Plumsail Actions is a subscription-based service. You get updates while your subscription is active. And you can stop renewing your subscription and switch to out of the box actions later.

 

Laskewitz
MVP

cardinalpipkin wrote:
It can't be long before MS implement a change permissions action in Flow. Plumsail looks great but will it become obselete quickly?

For 199$ I don't care 😉

 

Great stuff @anton-khrit!!

cardinalpipkin
Responsive Resident

"We can wait for Microsoft, probably they will implement it sometime later. But there are business tasks to solve right now." Too true

Btw: Giving Plumsail Actions a spin...

Office365Guy
Regular Visitor

absoutely must have feature +100

wnzn
Advocate IV

I have implemented this with REST calls to the SharePoint API as well as via Azure Functions, but it requires a LOT of configuration for a basic action. Please provide a wrapper for this. Thanks.

PeterC
Regular Visitor

I have not tested as yet, but this should be possible with the REST endpoints. It is a bit more manual than a defined action but I have done this in a SPD 2013 workflow and it works fine.

For reference: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn531432.aspx

Sarnst
Frequent Visitor

any progress on this? looking at plumsail anyone used this? does it do the trick? would love to have a good tool to automatically provide rights etc.

sergeluca
MVP

yes there is something new : read my blog post 

 

https://sergeluca.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/assign-unique-permissions-to-a-document-with-the-new-send...

 

KInd regards

 

Serge