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Last updated May 14, 2024

Share File/Folder

UiPath.MicrosoftOffice365.Activities.Files.ShareItem

Description

Uses the Microsoft Graph Create sharing link and Add permissions APIs to share a file or folder drive item with the specified recipients.

Project compatibility

Windows - Legacy | Windows

Configuration

In the Body of the Activity

  • File or folder to share - The drive item of the file or folder to share. This field supports only DriveItem variables.
  • Grantee type - The type of recipient of which the permissions are granted:

    • People in the Organization - This is the default option.
    • Specific People - When selected, additional options are displayed (Message, Recipients, Requires sign in, Send sharing invitation email). 
    • Anyone
  • Grantee permission - The type of permission that is to be granted. Select one of two options: View, Edit. The default value is View.

    Note: You can save files or folders for later use in the automation using the Get File/Folder activity.
Properties Panel

Common

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity in the Designer panel. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.

Input

  • See the options in the body of the activity.

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level. This field supports Boolean values.

Options

  • Expiration datetime - An optional expiration date-time of the permission. Available on premium personal OneDrive accounts. This property supports DateTime variables and DateTime formatted values.
  • Password - An optional password of the sharing link. Available on premium personal OneDrive accounts. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
    Note:

    Password and Expiration DateTime are taken into consideration only when Grantee Type is set to Anyone.

Output

  • Access url - The web URL of the sharing link or of the drive item (Specific People). This property supports String variables and string formatted values.

Specific People

  • Message - A plain text to include in the sharing invitation email. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
  • Recipients - List of specific recipients to receive access and, optionally, a sharing invitation. This property supports String[] variables and string array formatted values.
  • Requires sign in - If selected, recipients are required to sign in to view the shared item. This field supports Boolean values.
  • Send sharing invitation email - Specifies whether to send a sharing invitation email to the recipients specified in the Recipients property. This field supports Boolean values.
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