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The snap allows you to provide the contents of a new file or update the content of an existing file in a document library.
- 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
Snap Input and Output
|Input/Output||Type of View||Number of Views||Examples of Upstream and Downstream Snaps||Description|
- JSON Formatter
- File Reader
- Document to Binary
- ... ...
A Binary stream snap containing the data that need to be uploaded to SharePoint Online site.
- Mapper Snap
- Copy Snap
- CSV Parser
- JSON Parser
- ... ...
A document containing the metadata of the uploaded file.
|Parameter Name||Data Type||Description||Default Value||Example |
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 - Upload File
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.
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.
Required. Enter the absolute path of the directory where the file needs to be created.
If the specified folder in the target path does not exist, it will be created and the file will be uploaded to the path specified
|Conflict behavior||Drop Down||Required. select the appropriate action to be taken in case the specified name already exists. Possible values are: replace, rename, and fail.||replace||rename|
|N/A||Settings to influence connection properties to the SharePoint Online APIs.||N/A||N/A|
|int||Required. This property enables you to set the connection timeout duration in seconds.||30||30|
Number of retries
|int||Required. This property enables you to set the maximum number of re-connections in case of connection failure or timeout.||0||3|
Retry interval (seconds)
|int||Required. This property enables you to set the time interval in seconds between connection attempts.||1||10|
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.
For more information on how to delete an item in the SharePoint Online please refer to the graph API, see driveitem-put-content
|The specified listName/itemId was not found|
Entered listname/itemId might not be available in the site
Please click the suggestion dropdown button and select the listName or enter the existing list name manually or verify the itemid is entered existence.
|Forbidden exception||Either 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 Share Point Online - Upload File snap and pipeline shows how to upload a binary data to the specified item path in the SharePoint Online site.
The configuration of the Share Point Online - Upload File snap is shown below. The Snap specifies to uploads the item into the site.
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
- Download and import the Pipeline into SnapLogic.
- Configure Snap accounts as applicable.
- Furnish Pipeline parameters as applicable.
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