SharePoint Online – Are your lists/Libraries failing with more than 5000 items/documents? Don’t panic!

Recently I've had a library with roughly 8000 documents and my REST API was failing to find documents that weren't in the set of first 5000 documents in the library. SharePoint Online will create indices for you but it will make a guess as to which ones you need, but it might not get this … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Are your lists/Libraries failing with more than 5000 items/documents? Don’t panic!

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Microsoft Flow – Querying large libraries – Resolved

Today I'm looking at querying libraries using flow. Flow is making this easy as it has an action called Get Files (properties only) You specify the site, library and off you go. Easy isn't it? I hear you say: Where is the pain in that? This is SharePains! We want pain! Well pain you are … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Querying large libraries – Resolved

SharePoint Online – 5000 documents and the library is full, well it might be or maybe not kind of bug

Today one of my Office 365 customers mentioned to me a problem with copying files. When copying files they got the following message: But this Sorry, we couldn't get the list of sites message is a red herring. It simply means that you don't have any sites connected to Groups. e.g. Microsoft teams sites.   … Continue reading SharePoint Online – 5000 documents and the library is full, well it might be or maybe not kind of bug