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Experimental Python-Sharepoint connector w/ CopyList sharepoint

Project Description

``haufe.extended`` is a fork of Haufe's sharepoint. It is
made to allow non NTLM auth, adds Copy.asmx for documents
and provides a new set of perks for Lists


* Connect with non NTLM, and NTLM connections
* CRUD interface for Lists.asmx, Copy.asmx
* Adds attachment, file upload support
* Same core as the initial Haufe Sharepoint

Usage (parts borrowed from Haufe)

In order to connect to Sharepoint you need the following parameters

- the Lists/Copy WSDL URL
- the ID/Name of the related Sharepoint list you want to interact with
- a valid Sharepoint username and password (having the related rights)

API usage

Connecting to sharepoint

In order to connect to Sharepoint you need to import the ``Connector``
method which is a factory return a ``ListEndPoint`` instance::

> from haufe.sharepoint import Connector
> url = 'http://sharepoint/bereiche/onlineschulungen/'
> username = 'YourDomain\\account'
> password = 'secret'
> list_id = '60e3f442-6faa-4b49-814d-2ce2ec88b8d5'
> service = Connector(url, username, password, list_id, NTLM=False)
> service = Connector(url, username, password, list_id, NTLM=True)

Sharepoint list model introspection

The internals of the list schema is available through the ``model`` property
of the ``ListEndPoint`` instance::

> fields = service.model

The primary key of the list is exposed through the ``primary_key`` property::

> primary_key = service.primary_key

The lists of all required field names and all fields is available through::

> all_fields = service.all_fields
> required_fields = service.required_fields

List item deletion

In order to delete list items by their primary key values, you can use
the ``deleteItems()`` method::

> result = service.deleteItems('54', '55')
> print result
> print result.result
> print result.ok

The ``result`` object is an instance of ``ParsedSoapResult`` providing a
flag ``ok`` (True|False) indicating the overall success or overall failure
of the operation. The individual error codes are available by iterating over the
``result`` property of the ``ParsedSoapResult`` instance.

Updating list items

You can update existing list items by passing one or multiple dictionaries
to ``updateItems()``. Each dict must contain the value of the related primary key
(in this case the ``ID`` field)::

> data = dict(ID='77', Title=u'Ruebennase', FirstName=u'Heinz')
> result = service.updateItems(data)
> print result
> print result.result
> print result.ok

``updateItems()`` will not raise any exception. Instead you need to
check the ``ok`` property of the result object and if needed the individual
items of the ``result`` property::

# update an item (non-existing ID)
> data = dict(ID='77000', Title=u'Becker')
> result = service.updateItems(data)
> print result
> print result.result
> print result.ok

Adding items to a list

The ``addItems()`` method works like the ``updateItems()`` method
except that do not have pass in a primary key (since it is not known
on the client side). The assigned primary key value after adding
the item to the list should be available from the ``result`` object::

> data = dict(Title=u'Ruebennase', FirstName=u'Heinz')
> result = service.addItems(data)
> print result
> print result.result
> print result.ok
> print 'assigned ID:', result.result[0]['row']._ows_ID

Retrieving a single list item

``getItem()`` will return a single item by its primary key value::

> data = service.getItem('77')

Retrieving all list items

``getItems()`` will return all list items (use with care!)::

> items = service.getItems()

Generic query API

``query(**kw)`` can be used to query the list with arbitrary query parameters
where each subquery must perform an exact match. All subqueries are combined
using a logical AND::

> items = service.query(FirstName='Heinz', Title='Becker')

The result is returned a Python list of dictified list items.
All query parameters must represent a valid field name of the list (ValueError
exception raised otherwise).

In order to perform a substring search across _all_ query parameter you may
pass the ``mode='contains'`` parameter. To specify a prefix search across
all query parameters, use ``mode='beginswith'``.

View support

``haufe.sharepoint`` supports list views of Sharepoint. You can either
set a default view used for querying Sharepoint like::

> service.setDefaultView('{D9DF14B-21F2-4D75-B796-EA74647C30C6'}')

or you select the view on a per-query basis by passing the view name
as ``viewName`` method parameter (applies to ``getItem()``,
``getItems()`` and ``query()``)::

> items = service.getItems(viewName='{D9DF14B-21F2-4D75-B796-EA74647C30C6'}')

Creating/Deleting/Reading Attachments

> attachment = service.addAttachment(item_id, "file__.png", file)
> attachments = service.getAttachments('ITEM ID')
> service.deleteAttachment('ITEM_URL')

Copy.asmx Support

Uploading new documents:

> doc = service.upload("test", file, fields=dict(
> Name="A document title"
> ))
> doc.ok

Like attachment support in Lists.asmx file should be the path to a file.
Fields are the meta data listed in the documents, they can also be
edited with another 'meta' dictionary. This will tell sharepoint
what types you are using. For example:

> service.upload(
> dict(destinationUrl='my file',
> fields=dict(MultiChoice='Blue'),
> meta=dict(MultiChoice='MultiChoice')))

Tells 'MultiChoice' field is a MultiChoice and should not be treated
like any other type.

Overwriting Current Documents

you can overwrite current documents.
Using overwrite = True

Command line usage

``haufe.sharepoint`` comes with a small ``sharepoint-inspector`` commandline utility::

sharepoint-inspector --url <URL> --list <LIST-ID-OR-NAME> --username <USERNAME> --password <PASSWORD> --cmd <CMD>

where <CMD> is either ``fields`` or ``items``


* Python 2.4 or higher (no support for Python 3.X)

* tested with Python 2.4-2.6
* suds 0.4.1 beta or checkout of the suds trunk ( suds 0.4.0 is _not_ sufficient!
* python-ntlm 1.0
* Microsoft Sharepoint Services 3.0 API


Written for Haufe-Lexware GmbH, Freiburg, Germany.

| ZOPYX Limited
| Andreas Jung
| Charlottenstr. 37/1
| D-72070 Tuebingen

Extended by

Nadir Hamid

Special Thanks:
| Pat S

Changelog haufe.sharepoint.extended

0.2.0 - 2015/01/15

* ConnectorLists, ConnectorCopy
objects. Both follow order for lists.asmx and copy.asmx
* Support for ParsedSoapResult in attachments and uploads
using 'ok' and 'results' properties
* Factory object fixes more tests with NON NTLM connections
* Minor fixes
* New samples in root for upload and attachments

0.1.0 - 2014/12/27

* Support for Copy.asmx
* Non NTLM based auth
* Attachments, document uploading support
* Initial release

Changelog haufe.sharepoint

0.1.9 - 2011/06/03
* fixed some documentation glitches
* added logging at connection time

0.1.8 - 2011/05/30
* fixed improper parameter usage in exception

0.1.7 - 2011/05/24
* applied third-party patch containing minor fixes

0.1.6 - 2011/05/04
* better connection error handling
* WSDL url prefix automatically added to the Sharepoint URL
* fixed issue in getItems() with empty result sets

0.1.5 - 2011/02/23
* added checkin_file(), checkout_file()
* the connection ``timeout`` is now configurable through the Connector() API
* add setDefaultView() API

0.1.4 - 2011/02/22
* support for exact|substring|prefix search through
the query() API

0.1.3 - 2011/02/22
* added generic query() API

0.1.2 - 2011/02/21
* implemented getItem() in a proper way

0.1.1 - 2011/02/18

* minor fixes
* documentation updated

0.1 - 2011/02/17

* Initial release
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