driveItem: copy ignores posted parentReference

Alex 1 Reputation point

When I try to copy a folder into the given parentReference folder it doesn’t work. The new folder always creates in the parent folder of the source copy folder, but not in the given parentReference folder.

That was different before the update of the Graph API on April 14, 2022. Before that it always maked the copy into the given parentReference folder.

This is my request:

POST /groups/{groupId}/drive/items/{copy-folder-id}/copy
Content-Type: application/json

"parentReference": {
"driveId": "6F7D00BF-FC4D-4E62-9769-6AEA81F3A21B",
"id": "DCD0D3AD-8989-4F23-A5A2-2C086050513F"
"name": "New Folder"

Microsoft Graph Files API
Microsoft Graph Files API
A Microsoft API to create an app that connects with files across OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint document libraries.
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  1. RajeshKumarMSFT 1,941 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Alex ,

    There is a open case with Microsoft Engineering team for the Driveitem-copy into same location.
    Will keep you informed about the progress.

    Related post: Graph API - Sharepoint copyItem with parentReference not working

    Hope this helps.

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