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Standpoint Item System Update

Ability to Update SharePoint item without modifying the ModifiedBy or Modified fields (system update). There are times when we use the SharePoint Update Item action, but need to maintain the current user's identity and not override the ModifiedBy field with the system account ID. I.E. a user assigns a ticket to someone, we log this activity using the multi-line site column <append> feature enabled. We use the SharePoint Update Item to log this, but we override the current user's identity. We also, need to add logic not to re-run Update logic for the current flow. 


Would be nice to have a "system update" that would not chnage the modified and ModifiedBy fields, nor trigger another FLow Update event. 

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Hi @clardo,


The function to update SharePoint item without modifying the ModifiedBy or Modified fields (system update) is not supported in microsoft flow currently,

I afraid that there is no way to achieve your needs in Microsoft Flow currently.


If you would like this feature to be added in Microsoft Flow, please submit an idea to Flow Ideas Forumso it might be considered for future releases:


Best regards,


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