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We have a site named 'DistrictAccess' with a document library under it. In that document library we have many folders. I need to be able to stop inheritance on the 'Document' and devise a script to set/reset permissions on each folder.

Seems like everything I've tried will not allow me to break inheritance on the folders so I can assign custom permissions.

So this is what I have:

DistrictAccess
     Documents
          Folder1
          Folder2
          etc....

Can anyone set me in the right direction?

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    Are you trying in SharePoint online or on premise? Have you written code to break inheritance in event receivers or some thing else – Unnie Apr 22 '14 at 15:55
  • Have you tried breaking inheritance on the list itself? – Cthulhubutt Apr 22 '14 at 16:33
  • And what is your preferred method? Workflow? Javascript? Event Receiver? – Eric Alexander Apr 22 '14 at 17:40

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