Sharepoint Online - Document Library

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This Snap provides the ability to get the metadata of an item from SharePoint Online document library. Optionally you can fetch specific fields of the metadata of a document library by submitting the comma-separated field names in the select property.


  • Use valid SharePoint Online tenant and associated site in account and snap settings respectively.
  • Valid application in Azure portal with necessary permissions to the application. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Support for Ultra Pipelines

See Snap Support for Ultra Pipelines.

Limitations and Known Issues

  • N/A

Snap Input and Output

Input/OutputType of ViewNumber of ViewsExamples of Upstream and Downstream SnapsDescription


  • Min:0
  • Max:1
  • Mapper Snap
  • Copy Snap
  • CSV Parser
  • JSON Parser
  • ... ...

A document containing the metadata information that needs to get the document library metadata.



  • Min:0
  • Max:1
  • Mapper Snap
  • Copy Snap
  • CSV Parser
  • JSON Parser
  • ... ...

A document containing the metadata of the document library or complete list of document libraries in the mentioned site.

Snap Settings

Parameter NameData TypeDescriptionDefault ValueExample 



Required. The name for the Snap. You can modify this to be more specific, especially if you have more than one of the same Snap in your pipeline.


SharePoint Online - Get Document Library



Required.  This property enables you to define the name of a site, which contains the list of document library to be used in the subsequent settings.



Document Library


Optional. This property enables you to select Drive representing the top-level container for a file system, such as OneDrive or SharePoint document libraries. This field will be populated dynamically from different sites from the suggestion dropdown. Users are allowed either to choose a document library from suggestion dropdown or type an entity manually.

If this property doesn’t have a value then by default the snap will get the metadata of all document libraries within the site.

If an expression is used in the Site property, then the document library cannot be suggested. 


Shared Documents

Select fields

StringOptional. Enter the comma-separated list of properties to be returned to the output view.N/Aid, name
Orderby propertiesN/AOptional. Enter the properties and order they want to be displayed when found more one item with one or more similar propertiesN/A

Property name

StringEnter the attribute name of the item/drive/folder to be sorted.N/Aname

Order type

DropDownSelect the appropriate order type to perform the sorting at the server-side.ascdesc
TopintSets the page size of results.N/A50
Auto paginationcheckboxOptional. Enable to get the complete result set of the itemsdisabled

Connection details

Settings to influence connection properties to the SharePoint Online APIs.

Connection timeout

intRequired. This property enables you to set the connection timeout duration in seconds.3030

Number of retries

intRequired. This property enables you to set the maximum number of retries in case of connection failure or timeout.33

Retry interval (seconds)

intRequired. This property enables you to set the time interval in seconds between connection attempts.1010

Snap Execution


Specifies the execution type:

  • Validate & Execute: Performs limited execution of the Snap (up to 50 records) during Pipeline validation; performs full execution of the Snap (unlimited records) during Pipeline execution.

  • Execute only: Performs full execution of the Snap during Pipeline execution; does not execute the Snap during Pipeline validation.

  • Disabled: Disables the Snap and, by extension, its downstream Snaps.

Execute only


For more information on how to get the metadata of an item in the SharePoint Online please refer to the graph API, see list-document-library



Either source/target drive (WrongDriveName) is not found in the tenant

Entered document library might not be available in the tenant

Please click the suggestion dropdown button and select the entity or enter the existing one manually.

Forbidden exceptionEither user or app doesn't have sufficient permissions to read the metadata for the document library.Ensure to provide the desired permissions both at the user and application level.


The example assumes that you have configured & authorized a valid Sharepoint Online Account (see SharePoint Online Account).

The following SharePoint Online - Get Document Library snap and pipeline shows how to get the document library metadata of a site.

Configuration of the SharePoint Online Snap to get document library metadata is shown as below.

A successful validation or execution of the Snap gives the following output preview, showing the results.

Download this Pipeline. 


Important Steps to Successfully Reuse Pipelines

  1. Download and import the Pipeline into SnapLogic.
  2. Configure Snap accounts as applicable.
  3. Furnish Pipeline parameters as applicable.

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