Microsoft SharePoint Synchronization

Microsoft SharePoint can be synchronized codeless with various external systems using the Layer2 File Pal.


Learn on this page how the integration of Microsoft SharePoint works with the Layer2 File Pal. Make use of the benefits and features of this data integration tool by trying it out yourself: Free Trial Registration


In order to connect your Microsoft SharePoint, you should follow the next steps.

1. Create a new connection WITH Microsoft SharePoint 

Open your Layer2 File Pal and click on NEW CONNECTION.


Step 1 Set your connection

2. Give Your connection a Name and Choose Microsoft SharePoint

Choose your first system (Microsoft SharePoint, on the left side of your screen). You can enable/disable background synchronization and deletions here (top right). If it is activated, files deleted on one side will also be deleted on the other side. 


Step 2 Give your connection a name

3. Connect your System 

When you see the window below, click CONNECT.


Step 3 Connect your system


If this is your very first SharePoint system configuration after the installation of Layer2 File Pal you have to pick an account and log in to Microsoft.


Step 4 Login to Microsoft

5. Consent to Permissions 

If you configure your SharePoint connection for the first time, you're asked twice to consent to permissions. Click ACCEPT.


Step 5 Consent screen 1
Step 5 Consent screen 2

6. Close Tab

If you see this text, you can close the browser tab.


Step 6 Close tab

7. Select a SharePoint library

A list will appear, similar to the list in the image below. Use the arrows on the right and navigate to the document library you want to synchronize. By clicking on the library, select it and confirm by clicking DONE


Step 7 Select library

8. Configuration of the Library

You can now change the library with the upper CHANGE button - this will navigate back to the upper navigation screen. Change the view with the three dots on the right (...) and select a folder with the lower CHANGE button.

Step 8 Library is selected

9. Confirm settings

Click DONE to confirm the configuration of the Microsoft SharePoint system.


Library is configured


On the right side of your screen you can choose the system you want to sync to the Microsoft SharePoint. Pick and configure the system and click DONE. Here is your connection!


Choose your second system

 Alternative way to Step 3 to 7 

You can supplement step 3 to 7 with the following steps (A to C).

A. Connect your System WITH A URL

Click Show more options. Now you can enter the name of the SharePoint tenant or enter the SharePoint address (e.g. or the URL to a document library (you can copy it from the browser). Afterwards click CONNECT.


Account Name, Account Key and Endpoint Suffix


If this is your very first SharePoint system configuration after the installation of Layer2 File Pal you have to pick an account and log in to Microsoft.

Account Name, Account Key and Endpoint Suffix


The first time you set up a connection to SharePoint, the consent screen appears. Click ACCEPT. After logging in, the SharePoint tenant associated with the account will be used. Move on with step 8 (CONFIGURATION OF THE LIBRARY).


Consent Screen 2



Safe & Secure

You maintain full control over your data. Layer2 File Pal uses default protocols for authentication and data transfer like OAuth and https. It runs on your servers and we do not collect any information about the data you are syncing.


Connectors for all common file systems

Synchronize one time, manually or automatically! Layer2 File Pal comes with 10+ connectors for all common file systems like Windows File Server, SharePoint, Teams, Azure Files, FTP, Google, Dropbox, ... And we'll continue to add more systems. 


Easy & cost effective

Register, download, setup, connect, sync – done! No hidden costs or content limitations: sync as many files or gigabytes as you need! Create multiple connections for departments, use cases or external systems. Everything included in your annual subscription.


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