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matthewarnott
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Filesystem Connector Action 'List_files_in_folder' failed

Hi

 

I have an on-premise gateway that is in use for multiple connections to on-premise SQL databases.

 

I am now trying to use flow to connect to a file share \\COMPUTERNAME\FOLDER\SUBFOLDER on in Windows 2012 r2 server.  The computer is joined to the domain, and the folder is accessible using my credentials from my local laptop.  

 

I have created a connector to access the folder:

 

Display Name: MATest

Root Folder: \\COMPUTERNAME\FOLDER\SUBFOLDER

AuthenticationType: Windows

Username: MYDOMAIN\UserName (validated against my Account Info on my laptop)

Password:  Mydomain password

Choose a gateway:   My working gateway name

 

I have created a flow with a single task of List All Files In Folder.

 

When I run the task I get the error:

 

The requested action could not be completed. Check your request parameters to make sure the path '\\COMPUTERNAME\FOLDER\SUBFOLDER' exists on your file system.
clientRequestId: 06559987-e8a3-42ae-9aef-7a6791477def

 

 

Any thoughts?

 

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v-bacao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @matthewarnott ,

 

I did a test on my side, as long as the connection status is connected, the action works fine.

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  • First please check the connection configuration is correct, and ensure that the connection status is Connected.
  • Then when configuring Folder field, you need to select the specified folder through File Browse.

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  • In addition, you may need to set the properties of the corresponding folder to Shared. When configuring the connection, it is recommended to copyNetwork Path here to configureRoot folder.

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You could consider reconfiguring the connection and creating a similar Flow.

Please try again and feel free let me know if issue still exists.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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