SharePoint Online - Delete Item

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Overview

You can use this Snap to delete items from the SharePoint Online document library.

Prerequisites

  • Valid SharePoint Online tenant and associated site.
  • Valid Azure application with all the required API permissions.

Support for Ultra Pipelines

To know the list of Snaps that work in Ultra and the related caveats, see Snap Support for Ultra Pipelines.

Limitations and Known Issues

None.

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

An input document contains the data that need to be deleted.


Output

Document

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

An output document contains the response after the delete operation.

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 - Delete Item

Site

String

Required. The name of a site that contains the list of document library to be used in the subsequent settings.

N/A

MySite

Custom Site PathCheck-boxEnable this option if your site URL contains a custom path that deviates from the default site URL. Default site path always has a prefix ‘sites/’ before the sitename, a custom site can contain the prefix ‘teams/’ or it can have no prefix.Not SelectedSelected

Document Library

String

Required. This property enables you to select a drive representing the top-level container for a file system, such as OneDrive or SharePoint document libraries. This field populates dynamically from different sites via the suggestion drop-down. You can either choose a document library from the suggestion drop-down or enter the entity name manually.

Note

If you enable the Site property as an expression, then the document library is not suggested, resulting in an exception.

N/A

Shared Documents

Source file path

String

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

Note: The Snap will delete the folder also even if the folder is not empty.

N/A

testFile.pdf

Connection details

You can use this fieldset to influence connection properties to the SharePoint Online APIs.

This fieldset comprises the following fields:

  • Connection timeout
  • Number of retries
  • Retry interval (seconds)

Connection timeout

IntegerRequired. Enables you to set the connection timeout duration in seconds.3030

Number of retries

IntegerRequired. Enables you to set the maximum number of re-connections in case of connection failure or timeout.11

Retry interval (seconds)

IntegerRequired. Enables you to set the time interval in seconds between connection attempts.1010

Snap Execution

String

Specify the required Pipeline 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

Validate & Execute

For more information on how to delete an item in the SharePoint Online refer to the graph API in driveItem-delete.

Troubleshooting

ErrorReasonResolution

The input entity does not exist.

An invalid entity has been entered.

Please click the suggestion drop-down button and select the entity.

Examples

Deleting an Item

This example demonstrates how to delete a specified item. This example will upload a file to the SharePoint Online and then performs the same item to delete. The example assumes that you have configured & authorized a valid SharePoint Online Account (see SharePoint Online Account).

The following screenshot displays the settings of the SharePoint Online - Delete Item Snap.

After successfully validating/executing the above Snap, the results display in the following output preview.

Download this Pipeline.

Downloads

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.

  File Modified

File Example_sharepoint_DeleteItem.slp

Mar 11, 2022 by Subhajit Sengupta

Snap Pack History

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Release

Snap Pack Version 

Date

Type

Updates

4.29main108 StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.28 Patchesmain101 LatestFixed the Auto Refresh Token issue in the SharePoint Online Account.
4.28main100 StableAdded the SharePoint Online - Get Sites Snap that enables you to get the list of sites specific to the logged-in user from the SharePoint Online site.
4.27main93 StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.26main89 LatestEnhanced all Snaps in the SharePoint Online Snap Pack to support dynamic site and document library values using input document variables.
4.26main88 StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.25main75 StableNo updates made.
4.24main75 StableNo updates made.
4.23main74 LatestFixes the error view issue in SharePoint Online - Upload File Snap by dragging a new instance of SharePoint Online - Upload File Snap to the canvas as the existing Snap that was used with a version that contained the bug will continue to fail.
4.23main74 Latest

Fixes the socket timeout issue in the Snap Pack by making the following changes:

  • Modifies the code to return the ProxyHttpClient instead of the basic HTTP client and handle the custom siteName.
  • Fixes the broken JUnit and code for pagination in the SharePoint Online - List Read Items Snap.
4.23main73 LatestIntroduces a new Snap, SharePoint Online - List Read Items Snap, that enables you to read, sort, and filter list items from your SharePoint Online libraries/collections.
4.22 Patchesmain39 StableFixes the Snap document link for SharePoint Online - List Read Items.
4.22-Patches422patches6694 Latest
  • Fixes the List Read Snap NPE(null pointer exception) failure, when the List Name field is empty.
  • Fixes the Search Items Snap issue by providing the same result set when more than one document is passed.
4.22main6403 Stable

No updates made.

4.21-Patches421patches6011 
  • Latest
  • Stable
Introduces the productized version of SharePoint Online Snap Pack, which enables organizations to share and manage content and collaborate across an organization

4.21

snapsmrc535

 

Latest

Beta release of the SharePoint Online Snap Pack


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