How to download EV archived files from Sharepoint 2013 using C# code

Krish 76 Reputation points
2021-11-26T15:58:35.337+00:00

Hi,

We have Enterprise vault software integrated with Sharepoint 2013 Server, where all the files will get archived after certain time of last modification.
When i tried to download the certain files from document libraries using below code,

How to download EV archived files from SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell or C# related similar code. I am getting only Short cut files converted on Sharepoint instead of Original file. When i manually download same file from browser using "Download a Copy" i am getting full file downloaded as per the original one which was uploaded originally to sharepoint. How to download a file programmatically in Copy paste manner from Sharepoint to local PC. Instead of using Binary array etc as mentioned below.

$FileInfo = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File]::OpenBinaryDirect($Ctx,$SourceFile)
$WriteStream = [System.IO.File]::Open($TargetFile,[System.IO.FileMode]::Create)
$FileInfo.Stream.CopyTo($WriteStream)
$WriteStream.Close()

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  1. RaytheonXie_MSFT 29,031 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-11-29T07:11:55.313+00:00

    Hi @Krish ,
    Explorer view can do this. Go to the Document Library and choose Open with Explorer from the Ribbon
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    Now in the Explorer view, navigate one level up, and you can download the complete site or site collection using explorer view by navigating up and down to the site, list or library objects.
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    Please refer to the following code

    #Configuration Parameters  
    $DownloadPath= "c:\Downloads\Online"  
    #$WebDavUrl = "\\intranet.crescent.com\DavWWWRoot\sites\operations"  
    $webDavUrl = "\\crescent.sharepoint.com@SSL\DavWWWRoot\sites\operations" #SharePoint Online  
       
    #Create Local Folder it it doesn't exists  
    If(!(Test-Path $DownloadPath))  
    {  
          New-Item -ItemType Directory -Force -Path $DownloadPath | Out-Null  
    }  
       
    #Get All files from the Site and download to local folder  
    Get-ChildItem -Path $webDavUrl -Recurse | ForEach-Object {  
        #Frame the destination path  
        $DestinationPath = Join-Path -Path $DownloadPath -ChildPath (Split-Path $_.FullName -NoQualifier).Replace($webDavUrl,'');  
       
        #Copy File to local path  
        Copy-Item $_.FullName -Destination $DestinationPath -Force  
       
        Write-host -f Green File Copied to $DestinationPath  
    }  
    

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