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Creating a new document location via CDS connector


I am building a flow which triggers on creation of a record, then creates a folder in SharePoint, manages permissions, and then creates a record in Document Locations to link it with the newly created record. 
The trigger is a CDS connector, and then the last step to create a record in Document locations is the old Dynamics 365 step. I want this to be a CDS connector too. My aim is to run the flow as a record owner and use invoker's connection in creation of the new document location. Otherwise, the current setup does not run the way it should from a user account, because it runs as a process owner by default and does not capture the user ID for use in SharePoint permissions step. 

If I use the CDS connector in the last step, it gives me an error of resource not found [parent iD]. I am unable to find any sources online of the correct placement of data in the new CDS connector. 


Any suggestions will help me. 

@Oswin @FCGALLEG @v-litu-msft @Rahber @abm @Pstork1 @efialttes @Hardesh15 @Brad_Groux @Jcook 

Thank You!

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This is my screenshot of 'Creating a new document location'. 


The expression for parent site is as follows - 

It gives me an error; Bad Request - Error in query syntax.

What am I doing wrong here?
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Hello @AneeqaPervaiz 


The syntax for lookup fields, is:


this blog post goes in-depth on this:

Lookup fields & Power Automate » The CRM Ninja



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Hello @Jcook 


Thank you for your help. 
My creation of document location works fine. I used this link and added a step of listing the parent document location..


However, now my parent site is causing a problem. 
My Sharepoint folder creation path is 
Site content>Drawdowns>New folder created by Flow.
But after I run the flow, and navigate to the documents tab - it says that the folder should have been under the _/account/amp_drawdown. I do not want the folder to go under account. I want it to follow the same path that the default SharePoint integration follows. 
This is the screenshot of the two last steps (Listing document location and creating a new one) 


Initially, I copied the ID from the URL of the document location in dynamics - It would give me an error that resource not found for the ID I entered. 

My requirement is to create a document location in the entity folder in sharepoint, and not the account. What can I change here?

Looking forward to your reply. 

Thank you. 


Any help would be appreciated. @Jcook @abm @Pstork1 @efialttes 


Thankyou everyone. 

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Hi @AneeqaPervaiz 


There are couple of issues here.


First one is under the Parent site or Location you need a slash at the beginning of documentlocations. Please see below.




Next again is the same mapping for the parent id.  Believe you have a library called "Drawdowns".  Currently you are using the first() expression. Instead look for document location entity where relative url is called  'yourprefix_Drawdown' and parent site or location is your default SP URL.





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