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IHierarchyItemAsyncMoveToAsync Method

IT Hit WebDAV Classes Reference
Moves this item to the destination folder under a new name.

Namespace:  ITHit.WebDAV.Server
Assembly:  ITHit.WebDAV.Server (in ITHit.WebDAV.Server.dll) Version: 9.1.5460-Beta
Task MoveToAsync(
	IItemCollectionAsync destFolder,
	string destName,
	MultistatusException multistatus


Type: ITHit.WebDAV.ServerIItemCollectionAsync
Destination folder.
Type: SystemString
Name of the destination item.
Type: ITHit.WebDAV.ServerMultistatusException
If some items fail to copy but operation in whole shall be continued, add information about the error into multistatus using AddInnerException(String, DavException).

Return Value

Type: Task
LockedExceptionThe source or the destination item was locked and client did not provide lock token.
NeedPrivilegesExceptionThe user doesn't have enough privileges.
InsufficientStorageExceptionQuota limit is reached.
MultistatusExceptionErrors has occured during processing of item in the subtree and whole operation shall be aborted.
DavExceptionIn other cases. Possible status value is CONFLICT if destination folder doesn't exist.
If the item is locked the server must not move any locks with the item. However, items must be added to an existing lock at the destination.

The code below is part of 'WebDAVServer.FileSystemStorage.AspNet' C# & VB samples provided with the SDK.

public override async Task MoveToAsync(IItemCollectionAsync destFolder, string destName, MultistatusException multistatus)
    await RequireHasTokenAsync();

    DavFolder targetFolder = (DavFolder)destFolder;

    if (targetFolder == null || !Directory.Exists(targetFolder.FullPath))
        throw new DavException("Target directory doesn't exist", DavStatus.CONFLICT);

    string newDirPath = System.IO.Path.Combine(targetFolder.FullPath, destName);
    string targetPath = targetFolder.Path + EncodeUtil.EncodeUrlPart(destName);

    // If an item with the same name exists in target directory - remove it.
        IHierarchyItemAsync item = await context.GetHierarchyItemAsync(targetPath) as IHierarchyItemAsync;

        if (item != null)
            await item.DeleteAsync(multistatus);
    catch (DavException ex)
        // Report exception to client and continue with other items by returning from recursion.
        multistatus.AddInnerException(targetPath, ex);

    // Move the file.
        File.Move(fileSystemInfo.FullName, newDirPath);

        var newFileInfo = new FileInfo(newDirPath);
        if (FileSystemInfoExtension.IsUsingFileSystemAttribute)
            await fileSystemInfo.MoveExtendedAttributes(newFileInfo);

        // Locks should not be copied, delete them.
        if (await newFileInfo.HasExtendedAttributeAsync("Locks"))
            await newFileInfo.DeleteExtendedAttributeAsync("Locks");
    catch (UnauthorizedAccessException)
        // Exception occurred with the item for which MoveTo was called - fail the operation.
        NeedPrivilegesException ex = new NeedPrivilegesException("Not enough privileges");
        ex.AddRequiredPrivilege(targetPath, Privilege.Bind);

        string parentPath = System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(Path);
        ex.AddRequiredPrivilege(parentPath, Privilege.Unbind);
        throw ex;
    // Refresh client UI.
    await context.socketService.NotifyRefreshAsync(GetParentPath(Path));
    await context.socketService.NotifyRefreshAsync(targetFolder.Path);
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