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If you are directly on this blog, I suggest you go through the first blog of this series.
In our previous blog, we created the SharePoint Add-in. In this blog we shall be providing this APP permissions on sitecollection.
To apply permissions to the generated Add-In either you can visit SharePoint Tenant Administration Site or via AppInv.aspx page
Visit SharePoint Admin center to do this. Go to <admin_site_url>/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx
Use the App Id that you created as per directions in previous blog and click on Lookup button to retrieve the APP Details.
The important thing is the App’s permission.
If you want to provide full control at the tenant level use the following permission XML
<AppPermissionRequest Scope="http://sharepoint/content/tenant" Right="FullControl" />
Once you click Create you will be presented with permission dialog. Click Trust It to grant permissions
Now your Add-In is ready for use. As we granted tenant-level permissions you might be wondering if I need do the same for specific site collection. No worries this can he handled as well. Create Add-In app in your Site Collection using Blog Post 1 and follow the similar approach but modify the permissions XML as below:
<AppPermissionRequest Scope="http://sharepoint/content/sitecollection" Right="FullControl"/>
<AppPermissionRequest Scope="http://sharepoint/content/sitecollection/web" Right="FullControl"/>
In this way we create Add-Ins and grant permissions to Add-In. In Part-3 of my blog I will show you how to generate token from Add-in.
Hope this helps!