SharePoint on-premises

Microsoft SharePoint on-premises is a website-based collaboration system that uses workflow applications, “list” databases, and other web parts and security features to empower business teams to work together. SharePoint also gives the company using the platform the ability to control access to information across business units. SharePoint enables increased productivity and visibility for information workers across all verticals, in businesses large and small. The features of SharePoint are centered around an intranet-based cross collaboration experience that enables secure sharing, content management and workflow collaboration features among many others.

In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, SharePoint on-premises is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. used to used to create connections for SharePoint on-premises and actions. Use the SharePoint on-premises actions in a workflow to create and manage SharePoint list items.

For more information on SharePoint on-premises, see the company website.

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Create a SharePoint on-premises connection

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.

Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.

In the Connection window, complete the fields as follows.

In this field

Select or enter the following

Connection name A name for your new connection.
SharePoint URL The URL of the SharePoint site to connect to.
Domain\Username The login username of the SharePoint user.
Password The password of the SharePoint user.
Nintex Gateway The Nintex Gateway configuration to use to connect to the SharePoint Server.

SharePoint on-premises account requirements

  • The account you use to create a connection for SharePoint on-premises is the account that has access to the SharePoint on-premises actions.
  • You need the SharePoint URL, Domain\Username and Password of the SharePoint user.

  • You must install and configure Nintex Gateway on the Azure Active Directory domain that the SharePoint Server is installed in.

Supported Microsoft SharePoint Server versions

The SharePoint on-premises integration is supported for:

  • SharePoint Server 2016

  • SharePoint Server 2019

  • SharePoint Server Subscription Edition