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Download a File in Edge Drive Using Path (REST API: GET)

This operation downloads a file in Edge Drive based on the file path.

Request

Syntax

GET <webservice>/drive/action/download?path={path} HTTP/1.1
Host: <host name>
Authtoken: <authentication token>

where <webservice> is the root path used to route the API requests to the Web Server.

For more information, see Available Web Services for REST API.

Request Parameters

Name

Description

Required

path

The path to the file to be downloaded. Specify the path relative from the root.

For example, if you want to download file1.txt in folder temp under the root folder, the path value will be \temp\file1.txt.

Note: The path must be URL encoded before they are sent in the request.

Yes

Request Headers

Name

Description

Host

The host name of the Web Server or Web Console used in the API request.

Authtoken

The authentication token received after successfully logging on. For details on receiving an authentication token, see Authentication.

Response

Displays the file contents.

Examples

Sample Request

GET <webservice>/drive/action/download?path=\Test\File1.txt HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Supported Error Codes

Code

Status

Description

400

Bad Request

The request is missing required parameters.

403

Forbidden

Download operation is not allowed. This can happen if you attempt to download a folder.

404

Not Found

The specified file does not exist.

Last modified: 4/26/2021 6:30:10 AM