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Ben_Love
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How to create an MD5 hash from a string?

Hi,

 

Hoping someone can tell me how I can create an MD5 hash from a string within my flow? 

 

 

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v-yamao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi Ben_Love,

 

Currently, I am afraid that Flow is not able to be used to create MD5 hash from a string.

 

Please consider to submit an idea at Flow Ideas Forum, I will also collect and report it from my side.
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/idb-p/FlowIdeas


Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Hi Mabel, 

 

Any chance there's a way to do an MD5 hash now?

 

Josh

Anonymous
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Hello!

 

I have found a solution by creating a HTTP POST request to this API https://api.hashify.net/hash/md5/hex (here is the documentation https://documenter.getpostman.com/view/3362843/RWMCt9WU )

 

The trigger for my flow is "When a document is created" in OneDrive. Then, I get the file content with the OneDrive connector after which I do the HTTP POST. This is how it looks like in Power Automate:

 

Screenshot_11.png 

I parse the response form the API which contains the MD5 key.

 

I hope my response will be of help to you.

 

 

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