Is there any way to call azure functions from Sharepoint SPItemEventReceiver.ItemAdded Event handler

JAPNAM SINGH 81 Reputation points

HI Team,

I was wondering is there any way to call azure function from Sharepoint SPItemEventReceiver.ItemAdded Event handler or any other way to consume azure functions in SharePoint event handler?

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  1. Mike Urnun 9,636 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @JAPNAM SINGH ,

    I'm not sure of all the features on the Sharepoint side but if it lets you use HttpClient (in the SPItemEventReceiver.ItemAdded event handler) and invoke an HTTP endpoint, you can a corresponding Function App with an HTTP trigger, and the entire thing should work. It seems to have been done before with Sharepoint Online, in example: SharePoint Remote Event Receivers using Azure Function

    Another approach is to use Logic Apps workflow and it might be quicker & simpler to manage:

    • Sharepoint Connector has a dozen triggers, one of which is When an item is created.
    • Assuming that the event you want is provided by the SP connector, you can then call your function app using the Azure Functions connector.

    I hope this helps you to get started, let me know if you have any further questions.

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