I try to clear assignment to a SharePoint folder. When I test it is not showing any error but appears this:

"BreakRoleInheritance": null

And the folder maintain the same permissions.

The definition of the http is:


Where 214 is the ID of the folder.

Do you know where is the mistake?

  • Do you have Edit/Full control permissions on document library/folder? Commented Oct 10, 2021 at 15:27
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To break permissions inheritance on folder inside document library, you have to use the REST endpoint like:



  1. Manage File permissions using REST API
  2. Break inheritance on a folder using REST
  3. Sharepoint Rest API breakRoleInheritance Of Folder

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