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SharePoint Integration Framework (1.1.0 rev. 130613) for Sitecore - Use Cases

If you were wondering how a non-bi-directional SPIF works in different use cases, you may want to look at the table below based from my testing.

# Sharepoint Changes Supported? SPIF Notes
1 Folder created Y Folder created Do not name the folder or file with special chars like "-"
2 Folder deleted Y Integration folder is deleted This deletes any items in the folder
3 Folder renamed N Rename not supported Refrain from renaming folders in Sharepoint to avoid confusion - it wont get renamed in SC
Folder is still connected and any items added or updated under it gets syncd
  3.1 Upload File  Y File is pulled into SC similar to #5 Still syncs even though folder name is different
4 Folder Moved? N Folder is deleted Gets recreated as a new folder in the target location and any items under it
5 File uploaded Y File is pulled to SC
5.1 File updated Y Updated file is pulled into SC SP Overwrite\\keeps its GUID and refs
6 File deleted Y File deleted in SC
7 File renamed N Rename not supported File is still in sync, eventhough the name is different 
8 File moved? N File is deleted in original location File is recreated in the target as a new media item
Sitecore Changes SPIF Notes
1 SP Integration Item Clicked Checks with SP Doc Lib for any updates Statistics is updated with user who last triggered a check
2 SP Integration Folder Clicked Checks with SP Doc Lib for any updates Statistics is updated with user who last triggered a check
3 SP Integration File Clicked Checks with SP Doc Lib for any updates Statistics is updated with user who last triggered a check
4 SP Integration Item Manually Edited (re-Attach) Just gets overwritten on the next run
5 SP Integration Folder Deleted Gets recreated in the next run (with new GUIDs)
6 SP Integration Folder Renamed Still gets sync'd Looks like the integration is still valid as long as the original item exists in SP
7 SP Integration Folder Moved Gets deleted (not recycled)
The original location where the folder once lived is recreated though
The same main parent integration tree
8 SP Integration File Renamed Still gets sync'd Looks like the integration is still valid as long as the original item exists in SP
9 SP Integration File Deleted media item gets recreated (with a new GUID) on next run
Note: SPIF is NOT bi-directional


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