Workflow app step permissions account RRS feed

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  • Hi

    when a workflow needs to use a app step, the workflows runs the app step in context of the user who published the workflow.

    but what if we want to use a service account for workflows requiring app steps, instead of a real user, and we dont want to give the service account permissions all over sharepoint... is it possible to have a account that can access sharepoint behind, run workflows, that only has read/write for the list that the workflows runs on, not the entire site. like if we could point at the app step in the workflow and tell it to runas.

    Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:23 PM


  • Hi Michael,

    You can create a new account and set it as the site collection administrator for your site collection, then use the account to create SharePoint Designer workflows.



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    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:28 AM

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