In Chapter 3, Working with Email, you saw that Power Automate can work with files as attachments to emails. Work processes that require us to automate file attachments may also benefit from automating further processing with those files. Files may need to be copied or moved, uploaded to a new service, ingested into another platform, archived, or require approvals. Learning how to reference files and their properties is an important building block to building more complex flows.
Here's a quick rundown of some of the file storage mechanisms that we can use:
- SharePoint Online
- OneDrive for Business
- Azure File Storage
- Google Drive
Most organizations will use Power Automate primarily within the context of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. However, most organizations also have access to or use other file hosting and sharing mechanisms as part of their manual business processes when working with partners, customers...