I build a flow that creates a channel in a given Microsoft Teams team. That works all fine.
After channel creation I look at the SharePoint library and could not see the channel folder.
But after I clicked the files-tab in Teams, the folder is created ...
Has anybody some thoughts on this?
I would need the folder as I would like to copy a folder structure into the channel folder using flow.
thanks in advance
I did a test on my side and created a custom channel using the Create a channel action.
Click on the newly created channel in Teams, then click on "Open in SharePoint" to go directly to the corresponding folder.
You will find that these folders are created in "Documents".
Please take a try.
Thank you for your sharing and reply.
I did the test on my side, and it is exactly the same as what you described. If we don't click "Open in SharePoint", we can't see the newly created channel under the Document folder.
Do you want to configure the action directly in the Flow, copy the corresponding file into the newly created channel or in SharePoint?
If it is the second case, I feel that the current issue does not seem to affect your operation.
If it is the former, could you provide the specific action you want to configure? Maybe I can achieve your needs through other way.
Please provide more details and we would provide proper workaround for you.
Hello, we face exactly the same problem with Flow. This seems to be a pretty new bug since the channel creation via PowerShell with the Teams module is also affected, although it still worked perfectly 6 weeks ago. As an alternative, we tried to build a flow, but this results in the same scenario that @TimoLenz described. Without clicking the "Files" tab in Teams after creating the channel, no corresponding directory is available in the Sharepoint document library of the related team site.
Our use case is the following:
However, step 2 will always fail because the path of the directory we assumed to exist is unknown (since the directory is not created automatically, but only when the "Files" tab in Teams is clicked). This behavior is really strange and besides Flow, the "New-TeamChannel" command in Powershell produces the same issue. Weird that at least the Powershell command worked as expected in November 2018, as already said. That's why I suppose that the action in Flow was successful in November as well, but is not anymore.
Do you have any idea how to approach this problem? Any help is appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
I am seeing the same thing happen which casues problems because if users go to SharePoint first they start to create folders and then there will be duplicates.... will they be fixing this?
I'm getting the same problem with PowerShell.
Our use case is similar in that we want to create a channel, then create a standard subfolder structure for our users. We also would like to modify the access to some of these folders.
Im having the same issue.
I might also add the if you create a private channel, the sharepoint site for the private channel is never created unless you visit the files tab in the teams app for that private channel.
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