I am building a flow to recursively run through a Dropbox directory structure - Initiallly I just want to list the files and folders, but I will also want to carry out other file operations (eg. to copy or move folders / files).
I was hoping to do this recursively, but have not been able to work out how to use the 'do-until loop' &/or 'Flow Management -> Start Flow Connector' to achieve the following business logic:
Does anyone out there have any suggestions / advice on how best to achieve this?
At the moment, I have just built the recursion using nesting (See below), but this is limited to a depth of 5 folders, due to the following limit - 'Allowed action nesting depth' -> Limit 5 - The note states that 'You can add nested workflows to extend this as needed.', but I have not been able to find anything that explains how this can be achieved?
Many thanks in advance.
What do you want to do using the "Start Flow" action action of Flow management connector?
Do you want to recursively run through a Dropbox directory structure using a "Start Flow" action of Flow management connector within another flow?
If you want to recursively run through a Dropbox directory structure using the "Start Flow" action of Flow management connector within another flow, I afraid that it could not achieve your needs.
I have made a test on my side, the "Start Flow" action could only enable a specific flow rather than execute a specific flow. In other words, when a flow is disabled, we could use "Start Flow" action to enable the flow.
I afraid that there is no way to recursively run through a Dropbox directory structure in Microsoft Flow currently, if you would like this feature to be added in Microsoft Flow, please submit an idea to Flow Ideas Forum: