Web.GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl method

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

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)


Public Function GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl ( _
    serverRelativeUrl As String _
) As Folder
Dim instance As Web
Dim serverRelativeUrl As String
Dim returnValue As Folder

returnValue = instance.GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl(serverRelativeUrl)
public Folder GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl(
    string serverRelativeUrl


  • 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.


Exception Condition

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).

See also


Web class

Web members

Microsoft.SharePoint.Client namespace