Sharepoint treeview of files and folders and permissions

Kam Khadem Azad 11 Reputation points
2021-03-18T00:48:39.287+00:00

We are trying to restructure folders in our SharePoint system and would like to see tree view of our folders and sub folders with a list of groups and users and their permission levels. Is there a tool that can help me map this out? It is very laborious to do this manually.

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  1. JoyZ 18,056 Reputation points
    2021-03-18T07:53:04.093+00:00

    Hi @Kam Khadem Azad ,

    Folder hierarchy for the list or library is only available in SharePoint online classic experience when we enable metadata navigation and filtering:

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    Steps on how to enable the feature:

    1. Click Site Settings> Under Site Actions, click Manage site features> In the Features list, find Metadata Navigation and Filtering, and then click Activate.
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    2. Navigate to the list or library for which you want to configure metadata navigation> Click List Settings or Library Settings> Under General Settings, click Metadata navigation settings> Add the Content type and Folders as hierarchy Fields> Click OK.

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    Then, we will see the folder structure shown earlier.

    However there is no OOB tool to report the file permissions as tree view, as a workaround, we suggest you use powershell to get Document Library Permissions and Export to CSV.

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  2. Charmaigne Powell 1 Reputation point
    2021-11-19T15:08:53.823+00:00

    Hi,

    I followed your steps but can't see the folder structure.
    How do I turn this on?

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