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52. Downloading artifacts from Artifactory

Note

The below information is extensively based in information taken from the PowerShell® Notes for Professionals book. I plan to extend this information based on my day to day usage of the language.

This documentation explains and provides steps to download latest artifact from a JFrog Artifactory repository using PowerShell Script (v2.0 or below).

52.1: PowerShell Script for downloading the latest artifact

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$username = 'user'
$password= 'password'
$DESTINATION = "D:\test\latest.tar.gz"

$client = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
$client.Credentials = new-object System.Net.NetworkCredential($username, $password)
$lastModifiedResponse = $client.DownloadString('https://domain.org.com/artifactory/api/storage/FOLDER/repo/?lastModified')
[System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Web.Extensions")

$serializer = New-Object System.Web.Script.Serialization.JavaScriptSerializer
$getLatestModifiedResponse = $serializer.DeserializeObject($lastModifiedResponse)
$downloadUriResponse = $getLatestModifiedResponse.uri
Write-Host $json.uri

$latestArtifcatUrlResponse=$client.DownloadString($downloadUriResponse)
[System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Web.Extensions")
$serializer = New-Object System.Web.Script.Serialization.JavaScriptSerializer
$getLatestArtifact = $serializer.DeserializeObject($latestArtifcatUrlResponse)
Write-Host $getLatestArtifact.downloadUri

$SOURCE=$getLatestArtifact.downloadUri
$client.DownloadFile($SOURCE,$DESTINATION)