Guys, please help me understand what is “binary” as a file attachment I receive from the IMAP email server with an email message.
In my case it looks like this:
I am bit new, but don’t even get it with data I need to use as binary data and how to use it for example to upload file to Google Drive or make HTTP request and put a file in Cloud.
Anyone can give a hand?
Hi @Saravicius, in your screenshot the name of your binary object would be
attachment_0. This is how n8n would refer to it and the key you’d use in subsequent nodes.
So if you have a node producing an
attachment_0, you can access it under that name:
Here’s an example workflow, first downloading a dummy file, then uploading it to Google Drive:
Hope this helps
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