Task approval only by assigned person RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    We are using workflow 2013 to create approval processes for documents in Office 365 Sharepoint, although we have noticed that even if a task is assigned to a specific person, anyone with rights to edit the document are able to approve it.

    Is there a way to make that only a person who is assigned for the task would be able to approve it?

    Thank you!


    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:35 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Anyone having approve permission will be able to approve the documents. You need to setup item permissions in the task list so that the "Assigned to" user alone gets "approve" permission

    And If you're using a custom task or approval process in a Designer workflow, if you edit the task process, there's an option under settings to "Only allow task recipients and process owners to read and edit workflow tasks."

    Mark it as an answer if it helped you out. Regards Rahul Dagar

    • Proposed as answer by croute1 Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:33 PM
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:48 AM
  • Hi

    Any update on the issue?

    Mark it as an answer if it helped you out. Regards Rahul Dagar

    Friday, April 14, 2017 6:51 AM
  • Hi Evaldas,

    I am checking to see how things are going there on this issue.

    If Rahul's reply helps you, please mark the reply as answer.

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    Monday, April 17, 2017 8:53 AM