SharePoint and webhooks endless loops?

Copper Contributor

For having event based reactions on list changes, I'm considering to go with webhooks. One thing that comes to my mind is how do I prevent an endless loop with webhooks and sharepoint lists when the webhook updates the same list itself? Is that a thing anyway?

Is anybody using webhooks at all? 




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@Thomas Leclaire have you considered using a flow in Power Automate where you can introduce actions to prevent infinite loops?


Los Gallardos
Microsoft Power Automate Community Super User

Yes, I'm doing this already but I have a scenario which makes it cumbersome to create a flow for one certain list in an unknown number of similar site collections. A webhook subscribtion could be aplied during provisioning by some powershell.