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Description

When a non admin users orders a catalog item which calls a flow to create a catalog item you will see the below error - The requested flow operation was prohibited by security rules.

Release or Environment

All versions

Should have a flow designer flow that contains "create catalog task" action and adding catalog item variables from available to selected in flow designer, non admin users will see the below error - "The requested flow operation was prohibited by security rules".

Cause

Having the flow set to "Run As User" that triggered the flow. In this case, it is trying to insert the cat task as non admin user who does not have permissions to create catalog tasks

Resolution

a) give Non admin user a role that would grant him create right on the sc_task tableĀ 
b) add an ACL to that will grant him create on sc_task tableĀ 
c) change the flow to Run As System

Additional Information

https://docs.servicenow.com/bundle/madrid-servicenow-platform/page/administer/flow-designer/task/getting-started-flow.html

Article Information

Last Updated:2019-09-02 20:22:40
Published:2019-09-03