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Dropbox to Google Sheets New Line Flow Failing

Hey guys,

 

Hope this is posted in the right place. I've set up an automated flow so that when a file is uploaded to dropbox a new line is added to a google sheet with it's details. The problem is it only seems to work for a portion of the files, then maybe 30% fail - but without it being listed as failed in the run log

 

When checking the flow I've seen the 429 error for too many API requests - does this mean that I've hit the flow limit and the 'failed' ones are just in limbo? If so; will increasing my Microsoft plan solve the issue and which account would be needed? I'm currently just running on the free version (i.e. no 365 OR automate plan currently) as I was planning to subscribe once its working, which may have created a whole chicken>egg sitchu. Currently this is the only flow I run but once working I would be replicating this out for more clients

 

Any and all help is greatly appreciated! I've racked my brain and can't seem to find microsoft contact info to speak to a real person to save my life

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lbendlin
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429 error for too many API requests - does this mean that I've hit the flow limit and the 'failed' ones are just in limbo?

 

yes and no.  Yes, you have hit the limit , however not of the Power Automate flow but of the receiving system (in your case the Google Sheets API).  No, they are not in limbo. They have been rejected. It is up to you to resubmit them in a measured  way.

 

You would have to check on the Google side if you can mitigate the 429 by upgrading.

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