Get file metadata using path Action in SharePoint Connector.(Power Automate Cloud flows)

12/10/2023

Japanese version.

This action retrieves additional information (file name, updater, ID, etc.) for files on SharePoint.

The ID can be obtained by specifying the path, This action is also useful for using other actions that require ID.

How to use

Select the "SharePoint" connector when adding steps to the flow.

Select "Get file metadata using path" from the "Actions" menu.

Set parameters.

Parameters.

Site Address

Specify the SharePoint group where the file whose metadata is to be retrieved is stored.

File Path

Specify the File path of the file stored in SharePoint.

Select a file with the directory icon on the right.

Unlike "Get file metadata", the entity is also a file path.

It works even if the specified file is deleted and then a file with the same name is created.

Dynamic contents

Only additional information can be obtained.

If you need the file content, which is the content of the file, use the "Id" to retrieve it with the "Get File Content" action.

Id

File identifier.

Used to specify when a SharePoint operation action is used.

Name

File/Folder name without extension.

Filename with extension

File/Folder name with extension.

Folder path

Path of the folder to which it belongs.

Full path

"Folder path" + "Filename with extension".

IsFolder

  • True … Folder
  • False … File

Created

Registration date/time of the file/folder.

Coordinated Universal Time.

In many cases, a "Convert time zone" is required.

Created By Email

Email address of the file/folder creator.

Created By DisplayName

Display name of the file/folder creator.

Modified

Modification date/time of the file/folder.

Coordinated Universal Time.

In many cases, a "Convert time zone" is required.

Modified By Email

Email address of the file/folder modifier.

Modified By DisplayName

Display name of the file/folder modifier.

Thumbnail Small

URL of thumbnail (small size).

Thumbnail Medium

URL of thumbnail (medium size).

Thumbnail Large

URL of thumbnail (large size).

Link to item

URL of the file/folder.

---

Links

SharePoint Connector(Power Automate Cloud flows)