Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint Workflow platform


Hello, There are various reasons that one requires elevated privileges to list/site workflow. Most common use case is, if workflow need to fetch data from some other list/library at site collection/sub site level. SharePoint App-Only is the older, but still very relevant, model of setting up app-principals. This model works for both SharePoint Online andContinue reading “Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint Workflow platform”

Reassign a workflow task – Task update was not accepted. To edit a task associated with a workflow task process, you must be the person to whom the task is currently assigned.


Hi guys, Recently one of my client has faced this issue while reassigning a task of default Approval workflow. Here is the screen shot:        SharePoint by default only allows the assignee to re-assign the task. If you try to re-assign a task that is not assigned to you, you get the followingContinue reading “Reassign a workflow task – Task update was not accepted. To edit a task associated with a workflow task process, you must be the person to whom the task is currently assigned.”

SharePoint : Custom Task Email with Outlook ribbon control “Open this Task”


Hi Guys, It was really interesting to work with my latest client. They had an very interesting and innovated idea to automate their manual file approval process.  The requirement was to create a multistage state machine workflow where users have privilege to approve and reject documents with some comments. It was very interesting to work with endContinue reading “SharePoint : Custom Task Email with Outlook ribbon control “Open this Task””