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Web.GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl method

Returns the folder object located at the specified server-relative URL.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assemblies:   Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll);  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone.dll)  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)

public Folder GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl(
	string serverRelativeUrl


Type: System.String

A string that specifies the server-relative URL for the folder.

Return value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Folder
A Folder object that represents the folder.


serverRelativeUrl does not correspond to a folder or a file or does not to start with a ‘/’. Error code: -2147024809.

You must have Browse Directories permissions to run code that uses the GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl method.

It must not be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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