When an Item or Document metadata is updated, SharePoint automatically updates the columns [Modified] & [Modified By]

The Data Transport component can update Items and Document metadata while preserving the current values in the columns [Modified] & [Modified By] by mapping the columns to the “special value” [Keep current value] from the DropDownMenu.

Example.
This Example will update the column [My custom column] with a value retrieved form an external data source while preserving the current values in [Modified] & [Modified By].

This Data Transport Component will Update documents where [Title] matches the value from the external database and Keep current value for [Updated] & [Updated By]

The value retrieved from the database:

The update action before it is executed by the component:

The result.

The column [My custom column] has been updated WITHOUT any changes to [Modified] & [Modified By]*

Before


After

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