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AK007
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Copy Excel files from a network drive to sharepoint, trigger being an email with subject " Account File Updated" from a Specific Email address.

Hi Experts, 

 

I'm trying to Copy Excel files (Containing XXX File name) from a network drive to sharepoint, trigger being an email with subject " Account File Updated" from a specific email address.

 

This Network Drive has Multiple subfolders. It needs to pick from the ones highlighted in red ( please find snip)

 

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This is the flow structure i built. 

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Problem with this being It is copying the files to sharepoint but unable to open the file and throwing this error

 

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Would really appreciate if one of you can help me in building the design

 

 

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AK007
Helper I
Helper I

v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @AK007 ,

 

I think this parameter is wrong.

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'List files in folder' action will not return the file content.

You could also use 'get file content' action .

 

Best Regards,

Wearsky

 

 

AK007
Helper I
Helper I

HI @v-xiaochen-msft ,

 

i tried using the "get file content" but the gateway connection won't access the archive and input folders present in the above snip. It is getting content for the other excel files. ( I need file content from excel files and not from the folder)

 

it is throwing below error for both the folders and the flow won't go further from here. 

 

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v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @AK007 ,

 

You could filter out folders you don't have access to before this step.

So please try the filter array action .

 

Best Regards,

Wearsky

Hi @v-xiaochen-msft ,

 

Can you please show me how?

v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @AK007 ,

 

First, please check and choose the right file system connection.

Second, use filter array action to filter out folders.

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Best Regards,

Wearsky

Hi @v-xiaochen-msft , 

 

I followed this flow ran successfully and copied the files to sharepoint, but it won't open the excel files. 
Getting the same error 

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i think the problem is with listing the folders and taking that body for further data filters.

ArchitectMadhan
Memorable Member
Memorable Member

Hi @AK007 ,

 

Could you please try the below link, that shows the options to connect to the Shared Network Drive and copy the excel files from there and paste it in the destination SharePoint / Onedrive.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fejg-X1chQ0

- Architect Madhan
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Hi @ArchitectMadhan ,

 

Thanks for replying, if you can refer to above snips and follow-ups here. 
I need the trigger to be an email and not when file is created. 

 

Can you please go through this thread and provide assitance?

 

Thank you 

Hi @AK007 ,

If you need the email as a trigger then use the below action as mentioned.

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