Break the Permission Inheritance for a SharePoint Resource

To stop a SharePoint site, list, library, or a list item from inheriting permissions from its parent, do the procedure in this topic.

Break Permission Inheritance Screen



Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, go to the Activity Library, and open the SharePoint SharePoint icon tab.
      2. On the SharePoint SharePoint icon tab, drag the Break Permission Inheritance Break Permission Inheritance icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. Click Break Permission Inheritance Break Permission Inheritance icon.

Procedure

  1. On the Break Permission Inheritance screen, in the SharePoint field, select your SharePoint access token.

    To create a new access token, click Add Token Add Token icon. For more information, refer to Access Token for SharePoint.

  2. Complete these fields as necessary.
    Field Name Definition

    Break Inheritance permission for

    Function:
    Specifies the subordinate items for which to stop permission inheritance.
    Accepted Values:
    • Site
    • List/Library
    • List Item
    Default Value:
    Site
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No

    Site

    Function:
    Specifies the URL for your SharePoint site.
    Accepted Values:
    A valid SharePoint site URL.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
    Example:

    List

    Function:
    Specifies the name of the SharePoint library or list.
    To Open this Field:
    1. Select List/Library or List Item.
    Accepted Values:
    A valid SharePoint library name or list name.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

    List Item ID

    Function:
    Specifies the ID of a SharePoint list item.
    To Open this Field:
    1. Select List Item.
    Accepted Values:
    The ID of your SharePoint list item.
    Default Value:
    ${ListItemID}
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

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