In this blog, we will see how to upload a file to a document library and how to download the file to the local path.
First, we need to connect to the site. To perform the connection, add the following lines.
$ SiteUrl = Read-Host "Provide site url" $LocalPathForUpload = Read-Host "Provide the path from where file to be uploaded" $LocalPathForDownload = Read-Host "Provide the path from where file to be uploaded" $DocumentLibrary = Read-Host "Provide the library name for upload or download file" $Credentials = Get-Credential // It will open a pop up window and ask for credentials Connect-PnPOnline -Url $SiteUrl -Credentials $Credentials
To Upload a file, add the following codes
$File = Add-PnPFile -Path $LocalPathForUpload -Folder $DocumentLibrary Write-Host "Title : " $File.Name Write-Host "URL : " $File.ServerRelativeUrl
To download the same file, add the following codes
$filePath= $ DocumentLibrary + "/test.docx" Get-PnPFile -Url $filePath -Path $ LocalPathForDownload -Filename “test.docx " -AsFile Write-Host "File Downloaded Successfully"
From the below images we can see our code run correctly and file uploaded and downloaded successfully.
Img1: PowerShell code runs successfully for upload and downloads a file.
Img2: File uploaded to SharePoint document library.
Img3: File downloaded to given local path
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