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cebolamonica
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Adding a second attachment while using Send_an_email_(V2)

Hello! I am trying to send three attachments while sending an email through "Send_an_email_(V2)".  These are static attachments.  I have no errors when I try to attach just one of the three attachments, but when I add the second one, I get an error.  I have tested multiple times, and I don't believe the issue is with the attachments, but rather with adding the second attachment. 

 

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Am I missing something obvious?

 

Thanks!

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cebolamonica
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Update: I was never able resolve the issue by trying to attach separate attachments to the file.  Instead, I went the route of building an array ... and now it worked.

 

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Pstork1
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What error are you getting?  As long as you aren't accidentally adding the wrong dynamic content (they are similarly named) or a file that is too large it looks like you've done it correctly.



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cebolamonica
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Sorry, meant to have attached the error in my original email.  This is the error I am getting:

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Both files are present in the folder I specified in the get file steps, and I have tried switching the order that I attach them in the Send_an_email_(V2) step.

 

Situation 1: Attach attachmentA --> no errors

Situation 2: Attach attachmentA and Attachment B --> ERROR

Situation 3: Attach attachmentB --> no errors

Situation 4: Attach attachmentB and Attachment A --> ERROR

 

One file is 2MB, and the other file is 42KB.  As far as I know, our mail gateway allows attachments up to 5MB total. Thank you!

Pstork1
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Double check the two get file content actions.  Somewhere in there you are losing the file content or plugging in the wrong one accidentally.  I would normally do this by adding the files and content to an array and then submitting the array as the attachments rather than submitting them individually. 



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cebolamonica
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Thank you @Pstork1 .  So, I deleted all of the Get File Metadatas and Get File Contents and added them back in, one at a time.  When I added AttachmentA to the Send_an_email_(V2) step, everything ran fine and I got the following status message when I looked in the Flow History:

 

{

    "Name": "AttachmentA.docx",

    "ContentBytes": {

      "$content-type": "application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document",

      "$content": "<redacted>"

    }

 

 

(In the snippets above and below, I have replaced the actual gibberish that came after "$content": with <redacted> )

When I then added the Get File Metadatas and Get File Contents for AttachmentB and added AttachmentB to the Send_an_email_(V2) step step, then it erred out again.  From the history, I see that now it doesn't see the contents for AttachmentA, while seeing the contents for AttachmentB:

 

{

    "Name": "AttachmentA.docx",

    "ContentBytes": null

  },

 

  {

    "Name": "AttachmentB.docx",

    "ContentBytes": {

      "$content-type": "application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document",

      "$content": "<redacted>"

    }

 

Thank you.

cebolamonica
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sorry, I was having trouble posting a reply yesterday so I have deleted the text of my duplicative post.

cebolamonica
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Update: I was never able resolve the issue by trying to attach separate attachments to the file.  Instead, I went the route of building an array ... and now it worked.

 

Pstork1
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Which is exactly what I recommended you do in my reply above.



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Absolutely! 

The thing that I thought odd was that the Send_an_email_(V2) step breaks when you try to use the functionality of adding a second attachment to the email.  Thank you very much for your help!!

ericshufro
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Same issue.

Can you share how you built the array?  Thanks

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