As per the subject, I have an Approval Task sent to an external user and he gets the email without problem.
Then clicks the link to the Workfow Task: it opens fine, switch to Edit move and clicks the Radio Button to "Approve", then clicks OK: the following message is displayed in Red
"Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource."
I checked the permission in Workflow Tasks list and even tried to elevate it to Full Control and still error.
Then also checked the special list /Lists/Workflow%20History and still had enough permission too.
thank you for throwing some suggestion that I didn't think of. (must be something related to that external user...)
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Have you checked that the user have also contribute Rights on the Related Item.
Hello, As far as I know, he needs CONTRIBUTE rights, on the Related Item. You can just check it with an test user or something.
Hey guys, sorry it took me a bit longer, since I wanted to nail this down.
So here is the results of my tests with an external user as an approver: - that user needs to be Contributor indeed, but
- that user needs to be Contributor indeed,
- but what surprised me is to create a new item in a list, the user needs Contributor to the list (normal) BUT also needs to have Read to the site, not View Only or Restricted Read.
Hi, If you provide Contribute access for the external user, to the Task list, then they are able to see all the tasks. how do I restrict an external user to be able to see only their own Tasks?