Upload and Download a File using PnP PowerShell
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Upload and Download a File using PnP PowerShell

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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"

Output-

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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