SharePoint Online - Update Item

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Overview

Can be used to update the rename or move an item (file or folder) within SharePoint Online. 

Prerequisites

  • 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
Input 

Document

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

A document containing the metadata of the item to be updated.


Output

Document

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

A document containing the updated metadata information of an item returned by SharePoint Online.

Snap Settings

Parameter NameData TypeDescriptionDefault ValueExample 

Label

String

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.

N/A

SharePoint Online - Update Item

Site

String

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.

N/A

MySite

Document Library

String

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

N/A

Shared Documents

Source item relative path

String

Required. The driveItem resource path that represents a file, folder, or other item stored in a document library.

N/A

testDrive/testFile.pdf

Target document library

StringOptional. This property enables you to select a document library into which the item should be moved.N/ADemoDrive
Target folderString

Optional. Enter the target folder item name which will be used as the parent to the item that is being copied.

N/AtestFolder

Target item name

String

Required: If provided without the Target Doc library and Target folder then this value will be used to rename the existing file/folder. If provided with the target paths then the item will be moved to the new location with this name i.e. move will be performed.

N/AtestMove.pdf

Connection details

N/ASettings to influence connection properties to the SharePoint Online APIs.N/AN/A

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 re-connections in case of connection failure or timeout.03

Retry interval (seconds)

intRequired. This property enables you to set the time interval in seconds between connection attempts.110

Snap Execution

DropDown

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

N/A

For more information on how to update an item in the SharePoint Online please refer to the graph API, see Update-Item.

Troubleshooting

ErrorReasonResolution
HTTP Response Code:404

Entered item not found in the document library

Please ensure to provide the valid item path to get the metadata.

Forbidden exception:403Either 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.
Name already exists: 409Target item name already exists.Ensure to provide a unique name for updating the item.

Examples

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

The following Share Point Online - Update Item snap and pipeline shows how to move a file from one directory to another.


The configuration of the Share Point Online - Update Item snap is shown below. The Snap specifies to move the item to the target as mentioned.


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

Download this Pipeline.

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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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