GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl Rest API return Server relative urls must start with SPWeb.ServerRelativeUrl

g h 716 Reputation points
2020-12-18T07:15:44.747+00:00

I am trying to fetch all files from a folder in SharePoint. I am looking for all file stored under "Shared%20Ducuments" path:

https://{server_name}/sites/{sub_site}/_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/Shared%20Documents')/Files

Return this error:

<m:code>-2147024809, System.ArgumentException</m:code>
    <m:message xml:lang="en-US">Server relative urls must start with SPWeb.ServerRelativeUrl</m:message>

Can anyone help please ?

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  1. Jerryzy 10,566 Reputation points
    2020-12-21T02:18:58.283+00:00

    Hi @g h ,

    Please modify the Rest EndPoint like below:

    https://{server_name}/sites/{sub_site}/_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/sites/sub_site/Shared%20Documents')/Files  
    

    The ServerRelativeUrl needs to prepend /sites/sitename.

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