I have tried using the below to add specific user to items but it keep getting error. For now I'm just trying to add permission to specific item but I would be changing the code to look at a column of a people picker type with multiple users.

I would appreciate if someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong

Exception calling "Add" with "1" argument(s): "" At +

$web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = $true
$user = $web.EnsureUser("domain\username")

$role = $web.RoleDefinitions["Read"]
$CMRSItems = $list.Items | where {$_['ID'] -eq 2}

$CMRSItems | ForEach-Object {

    Write-Host "ItemID: " $_['ID']
    $assignment = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPRoleAssignment($user)

Isn't this part


modifying the collection of items rather than the current item?

Try something like

  • Thanks Rob.Got it rolling i was using i:0#.w|domainname\username and i had to format it to use domainname\username.It seems thats what webensurer needed :) – naijacoder Apr 30 '14 at 6:54

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