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Create flow action failing when trying to create a copy of an existing flow flow


Thanks for taking the time to check this!

I am trying to create a copy of an existing flow using "Get flow" (Power Automate Management - Connectors | Microsoft Learn).

I am trying to then process flow definition and connection references and pass them to "Create flow" connector ( to create the flow.

I have been getting an error about authentication parameter -

Flow save failed with code 'WorkflowRunActionInputsInvalidProperty' and message 'The 'inputs' of workflow run action 'Update_item' of type 'OpenApiConnection' should not have the property 'authentication'.'.


Existing flow has few SharePoint and teams connectors that have "authentication" parameter built in the connectors and I can't edit/modify it. I can see the parameter using "Peek code" property.

Any help/suggestion is very much appreciated, Thanks in advance!





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I am also facing this exact error in trying to create a copy of a Flow that has the 'Get File Properties' action. I've tried all the suggested work arounds but no luck in solving just yet 😞 


If anyone does find a solution, I'd love to hear it!


@Jcomf1 ,I brought this up in a meeting,they suggested me to use removeProperty() to remove authentication property from definition JSON and pass the processed JSON definition to create flow.It's a of processing,as the flow definition could change anytime, and flow has a lot of connectors with different body to parse.

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