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Ive given a trigger as When a file is created or modified (properties only) in power automate but when i upload 3 files its running 6 times

I've given a trigger as When a file is created or modified (properties only) in power automate but when i upload 3 files its running 6 times ,it looping through the files without completing checking one file condition, Can anyone guide with the solution

 

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Hi @Nayana_MS 

 

If you are updating file properties in the flow, then flow will retrigger itself as file is modified and may goes in infinite loop. You could try using "When a file is created (properties only)" if there is no need to trigger the flow on file update.

 

 

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Hi @Nayana_MS 

 

Firstly, I am not sure why you have used get files action after the trigger. If you want to perform action based on the new file created, then you don't need to get all files from the SP folder and process each file in a loop.

 

Lastly, if you want to share the file from SharePoint then you need to add "Get file content" action pass the file identifier from the trigger. Pass the file content to the email action. 

 

You could further optimize the flow by applying filter query in list rows Dataverse action which avoids all nested condition. Before making any changes, pls check if all those optimization suits your requirements. 

 

 

If this helps & solves your problem, please remember to give a 👍 and accept my solution as it will help others in the future.

 

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Hi @Nayana_MS 

 

If you are updating file properties in the flow, then flow will retrigger itself as file is modified and may goes in infinite loop. You could try using "When a file is created (properties only)" if there is no need to trigger the flow on file update.

 

 

If this helps & solves your problem, please remember to give a 👍 and accept my solution as it will help others in the future.

 

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Manish Solanki
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Hi @ManishSolanki ,Thanks for the reply 

what's happening is I'm looping through the files (Get files (properties only)),When I upload 2 files in the SharePoint document library and if the condition(I'm comparing Dataverse with SharePoint ) is met ,I'm getting 2 mails for single file, as soon as I upload the 2 files ,the flow for 2 files is running parallelly

 

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Hi @Nayana_MS 

 

Pls share the screenshot(s) of entire flow in edit mode.

 

 

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@ManishSolanki  Below are the screen shorts 

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Hi @Nayana_MS 

 

Firstly, I am not sure why you have used get files action after the trigger. If you want to perform action based on the new file created, then you don't need to get all files from the SP folder and process each file in a loop.

 

Lastly, if you want to share the file from SharePoint then you need to add "Get file content" action pass the file identifier from the trigger. Pass the file content to the email action. 

 

You could further optimize the flow by applying filter query in list rows Dataverse action which avoids all nested condition. Before making any changes, pls check if all those optimization suits your requirements. 

 

 

If this helps & solves your problem, please remember to give a 👍 and accept my solution as it will help others in the future.

 

Thanks
Manish Solanki
View my blog
Linkedin

Thank You For the information

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