Restoring, Saving and Sending SharePoint Documents

Restores, sends and saves a backed-up SharePoint document with the specified ID.

Request

POST https://<hostname>:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/{restoreSessionId}/Organization/Sites/{siteId}/Documents/{documentId}/action

Request Headers

The request header must contain an authorization token of the current session.

Request Body

Restore

To restore a SharePoint document, the request body must contain the restoreTo action properties:

Property

Type

Description

username

string

Specifies the user name that you want to use for authenticating with the organization.

userpassword

string

Specifies the password of the user account that you want to use for authenticating with the organization.

list

string

Specifies the target SharePoint list.

restorePermissions

boolean

If set to true, indicates that the SharePoint documents will be restored with all permissions.

sendSharedLinksNotification

boolean

If set to true, indicates that shared links notifications will be sent.

documentVersion

documentVersion

Specifies, which of the following versions of the SharePoint documents will be restored:

  • all
  • last

documentLastVersionAction

documentLastVersionAction

Specifies, which one of the following actions will be performed with the last version of the restored SharePoint document on the destination server:

  • overwrite
  • merge

userCode

string

Specifies the authentication code. For information about how to obtain the code, see Getting Device Code.

This property is required if you want to use a device code for data restore.

applicationId

string

An identification number of the Azure AD application that you want to use for a restore.

applicationCertificate

base64

Specifies the SSL certificate configured for the Azure AD application that you want to use for data restore.

You must provide the certificate as a Base64 string. For information on how to obtain a string, see Converting Certificate to Base64 String.

applicationCertificatePassword

string

A password for the SSL certificate being used.

Converting Certificate to Base64 String

If you want to use a certificate to access an Azure AD application, you must provide the certificate as a Base64 string. To obtain a Base64 string, perform the following steps:

  1. Get the certificate content from a PFX file.
  2. Convert the certificate to a Base64 string.

To do this, you can use the following PowerShell cmdlets:

$pfx_cert = get-content '<path_to_cert>' -Encoding Byte

[System.Convert]::ToBase64String($pfx_cert) | Out-File '<path_to_file>'

where:

For example:

$pfx_cert = get-content 'C:\cert.pfx' -Encoding Byte

[System.Convert]::ToBase64String($pfx_cert) | Out-File 'C:\base64.txt'

Request Example 1

The following example shows how to use a user name and password for a restore.

Request Body:

{

 "restoreTo":

 {"username": "jsmith@westsupport.onmicrosoft.com",

  "userpassword": "paSSw0rd",

  "list": "list",

  "restorePermissions": true,

  "documentVersion": "last",

  "documentLastVersionAction": "overwrite"

 }

}

Request Example 2

The following example shows how to use a device code for a restore.

Request Body:

{

"restoreTo":

 {

    "userCode": "C6A9DB737",

    "list": "list",

    "restorePermissions": true,

    "documentVersion": "last",

    "documentLastVersionAction": "overwrite"

 }

}

Request Example 3

The following example shows how to use a certificate for a restore.

Request Body:

{

"restoreTo":

 {

     "applicationId" : <app_id>,

     "applicationCertificate": "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",

   "applicationCertificatePassword": "xxx",

   "list": "list",

   "restorePermissions": true,

   "documentVersion": "last",

   "documentLastVersionAction": "overwrite"

 }

}

Send

To send a SharePoint document as attachment in an email message, the request body must contain the sendTo action:

Property

Type

Description

from

string

Specifies the email address from which a document will be sent.

to

string

Specifies the email address to which a document will be sent.

subject

string

Specifies the subject of the email message used for sending a document.

text

string

Specifies the body of the email message used for sending a document.

For example:

Request Body:

{

 "sendTo":

 {"from": "j_smith@bestsupport.onmicrosoft.com",

  "to": "r.clark@bestsupport.onmicrosoft.com",

  "subject": "Support Ticket",

  "text": "Please find attached the files you requested"

 }

}

 

Restoring, Saving and Sending SharePoint Documents Note:

To be able to send documents as attachments you must specify the Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint email settings by sending PUT HTTPS request to the /VESPEmailSettings URL. For more information, see (PUT) /VESPEmailSettings.

Save

To save a SharePoint document, the request body must contain the save action:

Request Body:

{

 "save": null

}

The request command will place the document to a temporary folder on the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 server. After that, the document will be transferred as application/octet-stream media to the client. To download, read or perform other actions with the octet-stream, use features of programming languages.

Restoring, Saving and Sending SharePoint Documents Tip:

You can use Swagger UI to download the document from the stream by clicking Download action link in the response body. For more information, see Evaluation in Swagger UI.

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns a response code 200 OK.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTPS headers.

Header

Description

Content-length

The length of the response body.

Content-type

The media type and syntax of the response body message for the requests with the export and save actions: application/octet-stream.

The media type and syntax of the response body message for the requests with the restore and send actions: null.

Response Body

None.

Example 1

The following request restores a SharePoint document.

Request:

POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0ba45909-ce2d-4457-9a41-c466c21cd1e3/Organization/Sites/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88dd/Documents/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88ddd91646d1-5b4a-468f-8d38-7c2eb3cd057248d332e5-c3f9-4373-9902-beac5510d46a/action

 

Request Header:

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

 

Request Body:

{

 "restoreTo" :

 {

  "list" : "exampleList",

  "username" : "admin",

  "userpassword" : "password",

  "restorePermissions" : true,

  "documentVersion" : "last",

  "documentLastVersionAction" : "merge"

 }

}

 

Response:

200 OK

Example 2

The following request saves a SharePoint document.

Request:

POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0ba45909-ce2d-4457-9a41-c466c21cd1e3/Organization/Sites/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88dd/Documents/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88ddd91646d1-5b4a-468f-8d38-7c2eb3cd057248d332e5-c3f9-4373-9902-beac5510d46a/action

 

Request Header:

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

 

Request Body:

{

 "save" : null

}

 

Response:

200 OK

Example 3

The following request sends a SharePoint document.

Request:

POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v5/RestoreSessions/0ba45909-ce2d-4457-9a41-c466c21cd1e3/Organization/Sites/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88dd/Documents/1cfe4469-0a31-414b-9fd0-e84a087dcb739f242172-6d3f-47a2-816a-4989d45e88ddd91646d1-5b4a-468f-8d38-7c2eb3cd057248d332e5-c3f9-4373-9902-beac5510d46a/action

 

Request Header:

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

 

Request Body:

{

 "sendTo":{

  "from": "fromUser@example.com",

  "to" : "toUser@example.com",

  "subject" : "Send document",

  "text" : "Hello. It’s your document!"

 }

}

 

Response:

200 OK

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