Accesses the Microsoft OneDrive file storage service to upload, download, or delete files and folders or list the contents of a folder from a Microsoft OneDrive account.

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Typical Uses

  • Manage datasets on Microsoft OneDrive by uploading, downloading, and deleting files and folders
  • Transfer a file's contents (such as XML or raster) into or out of an attribute in FME
  • Read downloaded Microsoft OneDrive data using the FeatureReader, or upload data written by the FeatureWriter to Microsoft OneDrive
  • Retrieve file and folder names, paths, links and other information from Microsoft OneDrive to use elsewhere in a workspace.

How does it work?

The OneDriveConnector uses your Microsoft OneDrive account credentials (either via a previously defined FME web connection, or by setting up a new FME web connection right from the transformer) to access the file storage service. This connector is compatible with OneDrive personal and OneDrive for Business accounts.

Depending on your choice of actions, it will upload or download files, folders, and attributes; list information from the service; or delete items from the service. On uploads, link attributes are added to the output features. On List actions, links and file/folder information are added as attributes.

Usage Notes

  • This transformer cannot be used to directly move or copy files between different Microsoft OneDrive locations. However, multiple OneDriveConnectors can be used to accomplish these tasks.
  • The FeatureReader can access Microsoft OneDrive directly (without using the OneDriveConnector), however, a local copy of the dataset will not be created.


Input Ports

Output Ports


The remaining parameters available depend on the value of the Microsoft OneDrive Action parameter. Parameters for each Microsoft OneDrive Action are detailed below.

Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.


Processing Behavior


Feature Holding


Dependencies Microsoft OneDrive account
History Released FME 2017.0

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