Transfer ownership of one file

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Zafar Shaikh

Nov 30, 2022, 5:59:48 AM11/30/22
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Hi Team,

We want to transfer ownership of 1 drive file using GAM. we request you provide GAM command for the same.


Joseph Grimes (From GAT Labs)

Nov 30, 2022, 7:15:43 AM11/30/22
Hi Zafar,

Try this,

gam user <userThatHasTheFileEmailAddressGoesHere> update drivefileacl <fileIDGoesHere> <emailAddressOfUserYouWantToBeTheOwner> role owner

Might be worth noting that some user on your domain must have editor permissions to that file. 

Kind regards,

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Zafar Shaikh

Nov 30, 2022, 7:26:46 AM11/30/22
Hi Joseph,

Thank you very much for the information. It worked 
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Joseph Grimes (From GAT Labs)

Nov 30, 2022, 7:37:37 AM11/30/22
No problem,

Glad to hear.

Kind regards,

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