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Minimum permissions to publish or start a workflow

Blog Post created by cju@evolusys.ch Champion on Mar 6, 2017

As it has been asked and instead of sharing the slides of my session "Managing permissions when a workflow is executing" from Nintex InspireX 2017, I think that it's more useful to create a blog post

 

Minimum permissions to design a workflow (save and publish)

Site workflows (On Premises)Site workflows (Office 365)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site:

  • Design (Workflow Gallery not accessible ; shortcut to create a site workflow not displayed)
  • Full Control (Workflow Gallery accessible ; shortcut to create a site workflow displayed)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site:

  • Design
List workflows (On Premises)List workflows (Office 365)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site containing the list:

  • Design

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint list:

  • Edit

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site containing the list:

  • Design

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint list:

  • Design (Nintex Workflow icon is not displayed)
  • Full control (Nintex Workflow icon is displayed)

 

 

Minimum permissions to start a workflow

Site workflows (On Premises)Site workflows (Office 365)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site:

  • View Only (shortcut to the site workflows page in the site contents not displayed ; workflows not listed is the site workflows page)
  • Contribute (everything’s displayed)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site:

  • Contribute
List workflows (On Premises)List workflows (Office 365)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site containing the list:

  • View Only

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint list:

  • Contribute

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site containing the list:

  • Contribute

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint list:

  • Contribute

 

 

Minimum permissions to start a workflow when option "Require manage web rights" is checked (only for On Premises)

Site workflowsList workflows

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site:

  • View Only (shortcut to the site workflows page in the site contents not displayed ; workflows not listed is the site workflows page)
  • Full Control (everything’s displayed)

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint site containing the list:

  • View Only

Minimum permissions on the SharePoint list:

  • Edit

 

 

 

You can find more information regarding minimum permissions in Office 365 in this blog post :

Minimum Permissions List for Nintex for O365

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