OneDrive / SharePoint Odoo Integration v.17
The tool to automatically synchronize Odoo attachments with OneDrive files in both ways
This is the tool to integrate OneDrive/SharePoint features with Odoo folders and files. The app automatically stores Odoo attachments and directories in SharePoint/OneDrive and provides instant access to them via web links.
very professional app, excellen t customer service
This app is very well programmed and does its job very well. But the best is the excellent customer service who also helps when the problem lies somewhere else. You receive a lot for your money.
An impressive app and world-class support
I have been very impressed by the way the OneDrive / SharePoint Odoo Integration module synchronises content in both directions and allows me to share documents in Odoo with my SharePoint site. Above all the technical support is top-notch, which greatly increases the value of this product. I highly recommend this product for anyone considering synchronising Odoo with SharePoint/OneDrive.
Works fine, good support
The first experience with the module is excellent. I had some trouble to configure things right on the Microsoft-side, but the team provided quick and good support.
How synchronization works
Configuration and Installation Tips for OneDrive / SharePoint Odoo Integration Odoo v.17
The tool depends on the external library 'microsoftgraph'. Install this library for your Odoo server through the command:
pip3 install microsoftgraph-python
Configuration and log in
- Turn on the option 'OneDrive / SharePoint Sync' (cloud Storage > Configuration > Configuration). The optional add-on OneDrive / SharePoint Odoo Integration is required
- Make sure your Microsoft user has full admin rights for OneDrive / SharePoint you want to connect to Odoo. This user is required only to grant permissions, the user data would not be kept in Odoo, and will not be used afterward. Besides, make sure the Microsoft email address you use does not have a redirection (usually happens when you configure your domain name, while the prime address is still one of Microsoft domains like @outlook.com, @office365, etc.)
- Go to your Azure Portal: https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_RegisteredApps/ApplicationsListBlade
- Click 'New registration'
- Introduce a new name for the application and assign the redirect URI as [YOURODOOSITENAME]/one_drive_token (e.g. https://odootools.com/one_drive_token). As the supported account types choose 'Accounts in any organizational directory (Any Azure AD directory - Multitenant) and personal Microsoft accounts (e.g. Skype, Xbox)'.
- Go to Certificates & secrets - Click 'New Client Secret'. Save somewhere the secret value
- Go to Odoo Cloud Storage > Configuration > Cloud Clients press 'Create'
- As a reference, introduce any name which would be clear to all users
- As a cloud client, choose 'OneDrive' or 'SharePoint' depending on the software you are using
- As a root folder name, enter a title that will be used as the parent OneDrive directory for all synced folders. For example, 'Odoo' or 'OdooERP'
- Copy 'Application Client ID' to the 'App client ID'
- Copy the secret value into the field 'App client secret'
- Insert previously generated redirect URL
- If you use SharePoint:
- Go to your SharePoint site and prepare a new documents library (drive). You might use one of the existing ones, e.g. 'Documents'. Odoo folder would be put there afterward, and it would be impossible to move it to another library
- The SharePoint URL should be of the type https://[URL]/. The last '/' is required - the site name should not be included. For example, https://odootools.sharepoint.com/
- The SharePoint site should be either my_site_name (in that case it is considered as sites/my_site_name) or sites/my_site_name (instead of 'sites' it might be 'teams' and so on). There should be no '/' at the beginning or at the end. For example, sites/odootools
- As the Documents Library, use one created in SharePoint
- Press 'Confirm'. Odoo redirects you to the Microsoft login page. Check in the system, agree with all conditions, and grant all permissions asked
- After login, OneDrive redirects you back to Odoo. OneDrive - Odoo synchronization is ready to be done
- Apply the newly created cloud client to folder rules and/or manual folders which should be synced to that OneDrive or SharePoint instance
- Await the sync scheduled job to be started. For testing purposes only: trigger integration manually from Cloud Storage > Configuration > Configuration > the button 'Launch sync'.
Watch also the configuration video
Register a new Azure application
New OneDrive Web platform and the redirect URL
Generate a new secret for the Azure application
Enter the configuration keys in Odoo
Frequently Asked Questions about OneDrive / SharePoint Odoo Integration Odoo v.17
The app assumes that the binary content of attachments is kept in Cloud Client instead of the Odoo server. So, such attachments in Odoo become of the URL type, and you may any time access them either from the attachments box or from the Cloud Client.
After the setup, no manual actions are required, as the synchronization is fully automatic. Just decide which Odoo document types should be synced and set up a related model to sync for each of those (Customers, Sale or Purchase Orders, Tasks, Projects, etc.).
Yes, you can. To that goal, prepare a rule for each, and then those apply filters: for example by type of a project.
Try to make filters self-exclusive in order a document can be definitely assigned. For instance, 'customer but not supplier', 'supplier but not customer'. Otherwise, a specific document folder would jump from one model to another.
No. We have strong reasons to avoid real time sync:
Performance issues. In case a sync is real time, each file upload will result in the loading screen.
Conflict issues. If 2 users simultaneously change an item, it might lead to unresolved situations. In case of regular jobs we can fix it afterwards, while in case of real time we would need to save it as some queue, and it will be even more misleading for users.
Functionality issues. In particular, renaming and restructuring of items. In the backward sync the tool strictly relies upon directories' logic, and during each sync 100% of items are checked. In case it is done after each update, it will be thousands of requests per second. If not: changes would be lost.
Yes, depending on your cloud client configuration.
Yes, although in case of many folders / attachments to sync, the process might be slow. Simultaneously, our clients reported to us the environments with >10k partners and ~5k product variants to be synced, and the processes were acceptable.
A few points to emphasize:
The sync is constructed in such a way that anyway any item will be synced and will not be lost, although it might be not fast. It is guaranteed by first-in-first-out queues and by each job commits.
The number of objects might be limited logically. The models' configuration let you restrict sync of obsolete items (e.g there is no sense to sync archived partners or orders which are done 2 years ago).
The easiest approach is to use the Odoo store built-in workflow:
1. Open the module's page and click the button Deploy on odoo.sh
2. After that, you will be redirected to the GitHub page. Login to your account and click 'Create a new repo' or use the existing one. Please, make sure, that your repository is private. It is not permitted to publish the apps under the OPL-1 license. If necessary, create a new repo for your Odoo.sh project
3. Then, go to odoo.sh and click on the deploy button, submit the decision in the pop-up window and click 'Continue'. The action will trigger the installation process.
These steps would install the app for your project production branch. If you wanted to deploy the apps for other branches or update the module, you should undertake the following actions:
1. Upload the source code for the app from the Odoo store
2. Commit the module to a required GitHub repository. Make sure that none of the app folders/files are ignored (included in the .gitignore of your repo). Repositories are automatically created by odoo.sh, which might add by default some crucial items there (e.g. /lib). You should upload all module directories, subdirectories, and files without exceptions
3. Deploy a target branch of the odoo.sh project or wait until it is automatically built if your settings assume that.
Yes, sure. Take into account that Odoo automatically adds all dependencies to a cart. You should exclude previously purchased tools.
A red/orange warning itself does not influence features of the app. Regretfully, sometimes our modules do not pass standard automatic tests, since the latter assumes behavior which is in conflict with our apps goals. For example, we change price calculation, while standard Odoo module tests compare final price to standard algorithm.
So, first of all, please check deployed database features. Does everything work correctly?
If you still assume that warning influences real features, please contact us and forward full installation logs and the full lists of deployed modules (including core and third party ones).
Regretfully, we do not have a technical possibility to provide individual prices.
No, third party apps can not be used on Odoo Online.
Yes, all modules marked in dependencies are absolutely required for a correct work of our tool. Take into account that price marked on the app page already includes all necessary dependencies.
The price for our modules is set up in euros. The Odoo store converts prices in others currencies according to its internal exchange rate. Thus, the price in US Dollars may change, when exchange rate changes.
Odoo demonstration databases (live previews)
For this app, we might provide a free personalized demo database.
No phone number or credit card is required to contact us: only a short email sign up which does not take more than 30 seconds.
By your request, we will prepare an individual live preview database, where you would be able to apply any tests and check assumptions for 14 days.
In case you have faced any bugs or inconsistent behavior, do not hesitate to contact us. We guarantee to provide fixes within 60 days after the purchase, while even after this period we are strongly interested to improve our tools.
Please include in your request as many details as possible: screenshots, Odoo server logs, a full description of how to reproduce your problem, and so on. Usually, it takes a few business days to prepare a working plan for an issue (if a bug is confirmed) or provide you with guidelines on what should be done (otherwise).
Public features requests and module ideas (free development)
We are strongly motivated to improve our tools and would be grateful for any sort of feedback. In case your requirements are of public use and might be efficiently implemented, the team would include those in our to-do list.
Such a to-do list is processed on a regular basis and does not assume extra fees. Although we cannot promise deadlines and final design, it might be a good way to get desired features without investments and risks.
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