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remlap511
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how to copy a file and its meta data to different sharepoint site

Hello,

I need to copy many files and its meta data to different sharepoint site but when i do it ask me for the document folder location of the file when it is in the site pages folder.  Any help would be greatly appreciated. The site owner wants to move some files and their metadata to another of his sharepoint sites. 

 

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Any help would be greatly appreciated. The site owner wants to move some files and their metadata to another of his sharepoint sites. 

 

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opit
Helper III
Helper III

@remlap511 accessing the "Site Pages" library in SharePoint using Power Automate can be challenging because this library has unique properties and permissions compared to standard document libraries. 

If standard SharePoint action don't work, you can try using Send an HTTP request to SharePoint actions to make REST API calls to SharePoint. This method is more complex but offers more control and might bypass some limitations. 

Ensure your SharePoint user account has the necessary permissions to perform these actions.

remlap511
Frequent Visitor

Do you know of a way I can keep the metadata from the file and copy  it to a document library then move it to another sharepoint site?

RouxJMM
Helper II
Helper II

Is your requirement / question specific to pages(aspx) cloning to another site?

remlap511
Frequent Visitor

Sort of, I need to move many .aspx pages from one site to many others.  When i copy them it changes the created by and created date to myself and the current date. I am trying to move/copy the files to the correct site (after migration from a wiki site) while keeping the created by/date on the original .aspx page. 

RouxJMM
Helper II
Helper II

To maintain the Created By and Created date you could use the 'Send an HTTP request' action to move the .aspx files. Note: the page has to be ‘checked in’.

 

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Thankyou. I am not sure how to do that but I will figure it out.

What is the trigger setup for this? 

RouxJMM
Helper II
Helper II

Your choice. You can do manually triggered.

I am very new at this. Would you happen to have this flow and be able to share it with me?

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