following this article: Powershell script to transfer files from local folder to document library

is it possible to add more properties to a file when uploading from a file share to sharepoint,

Forr example، I have an Enterprise Keyword column, and if the file is being copied from a folder X to sharepoint I want it to have the enterprise keyword "X" added as a property to that file.


Yes, you can do that.

First add a column in SharePoint document library for example you named the column "Keyword"

Use the following updated script to update managed metadata column:

if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq $null)
Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

#Script settings
$webUrl = "http://vs-server12"

$docLibraryName = "Documents"
$docLibraryUrlName = "Shared%20Documents"
$localFolderPath = "C:\temp\Docs4SharePoint"

#Open web and library
$web = Get-SPWeb $webUrl

#Getting the managed term
$taxonomySession = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $web.Site
$termStore = $taxonomySession.TermStores["Managed Metadata Service"];
foreach($item in $termStore.Groups)
    if($item.Name -eq "Marketing")
        $group = $item

$termset = $group.TermSets["Marketing Initiative"];
foreach($t in $termset.Terms)
    if($t.Name -eq "X")
        $term = $t

$docLibrary = $web.Lists[$docLibraryName]
$files = ([System.IO.DirectoryInfo] (Get-Item $localFolderPath)).GetFiles()
ForEach($file in $files)
#Open file
$fileStream = ([System.IO.FileInfo] (Get-Item $file.FullName)).OpenRead()

#Add file
$folder = $web.getfolder($docLibrary.rootFolder.URL)

write-host "Copying file " $file.Name " to " $folder.ServerRelativeUrl "..."
$spFile = $folder.Files.Add($folder.Url + "/" + $file.Name, [System.IO.Stream]$fileStream, $true)
$spFile.Item["Keyword"] = $term                
write-host "Success"

#Close file stream

#Dispose web



I had to change $folder = $web.getfolder($docLibraryUrlName) to $folder = $web.getfolder($docLibrary.rootFolder.URL) to make the script work.

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