Create a dedicated Custom Connector

In some scenarios you may wish to create a custom connector direct to our REST endpoint using swagger, the following instructions outline the required steps: 

1. Browse and login to Flow: https:/flow.microsoft.com

2. Click the cog icon > click 'Custom Connectors'

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3. Click 'Create custom connector', click 'Import an OpenAPI from URL'

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4. Enter a descriptive name in the 'Custom Connector name' field, and add the following Open API Url: https://api.apps-encodian.com/swagger/v1/swagger.json

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5. Click the blue icon, click 'Continue'

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6. Optional: Upload the connector icon (Encodian-Connector-Icon.jpg) attached to this article. Set the Icon background color to: '#3FA9F6'

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7. Click 'Create Connector'

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8. Click 'Close'

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9. Click 'My Flows', Click 'Create from blank'

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10. Click 'Create from blank'

11. Within your Flow workflow add the required trigger, the following example uses a simple 'Recurrence' trigger. Click the 'New Step' icon to locate the Encodian Flow actions provided by your new custom connector

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12. Enter the name of your custom connector (provided in step 4) within the search field.

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13. Select the required Encodian Flow action. You will now be prompted to create a connection to authenticate to the Encodian API endpoint, enter a connection name within the 'Connection Name' field and your Encodian API Key within the 'API Key' field.

If you do not know your Encodian API Key value please email support@encodian.com 

Click 'Create'

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14. Configure the Encodian Flow action(s) as required, click 'Save'

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15. Click 'Test', following the proceeding steps to run the flow.

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16. Your flow action should have successfully executed, your custom connector using 'Encodian's Document Management for Flow' API is now up and running! 

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