SharePoint 2010: Upload File in Document Library Using PowerShell

SharePoint 2010: Upload File in Document Library Using PowerShell

Introduction


This article contains a PowerShell function that can be used to upload a file to a document library.

The Function


Parameters : 
  1. $webUrl - Mandatory - SharePoint Web Url - e.g. http://server:port/ 
  2. $DocLibName - Mandatory - SharePoint Library Name 
  3. $FilePath - Mandatory - File Path on hard drive , e.g. .\abc.xlsx
function UploadFileInLibrary            
{            
    [CmdletBinding()]            
    Param(            
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true,ValueFromPipeline=$true)]            
    [string]$webUrl,            
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)]            
    [string]$DocLibName,            
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)]            
    [string]$FilePath            
    )                 
              
    Start-SPAssignment -Global              
    $spWeb = Get-SPWeb -Identity $webUrl             
    $spWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = $true;            
    $List = $spWeb.Lists[$DocLibName]            
    $folder = $List.RootFolder            
    $FileName = $FilePath.Substring($FilePath.LastIndexOf("\")+1)             
    $File= Get-ChildItem $FilePath            
    [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile]$spFile = $spWeb.GetFile("/" + $folder.Url + "/" + $File.Name)            
    $flagConfirm = 'y'            
    if($spFile.Exists -eq $true)            
    {            
        $flagConfirm = Read-Host "File $FileName already exists in library $DocLibName, do you    want to upload a new version(y/n)?"             
    }            
                
    if ($flagConfirm -eq 'y' -or $flagConfirm -eq 'Y')            
    {            
        $fileStream = ([System.IO.FileInfo] (Get-Item $File.FullName)).OpenRead()            
        #Add file            
        write-host -NoNewLine -f yellow "Copying file " $File.Name " to " $folder.ServerRelativeUrl "..."            
        [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile]$spFile = $folder.Files.Add($folder.Url + "/" + $File.Name, [System.IO.Stream]$fileStream, $true)            
        write-host -f Green "...Success!"            
        #Close file stream            
        $fileStream.Close()            
        write-host -NoNewLine -f yellow "Update file properties " $spFile.Name "..."            
        $spFile.Item["Title"] = "Document Metrics Report"            
        $spFile.Item.Update()            
        write-host -f Green "...Success!"            
    }               
    $spWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = $false;            
            
            
    Stop-SPAssignment -Global              
}

Calling the Function


$webUrl = "http://sever:port"            
$DocLibName = "DocLib1"            
$filePath =  ".\text.xlsx"             
UploadFileInLibrary $webUrl  $DocLibName $filePath

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