Add Files to ZIP

Add files to a zipfile using powershell.

This script is creating a zip file from files in a specific folder.

See also the other scripts I created.

Usage : dir c:\demo\files*.* -Recurse | Copy-Zip c:\demo\myzip.zip

 

 

 

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#    NAME : ADD-ZIP
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#    AUTHOR : Wessel van Sandwijk
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#    Website : http://www.useful-it.nl
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#    COMMENT : Add files to ZipFile
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#    VERSION HISTORY :
#    1.0  07-MRT-2013  -  Initial Version
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dir c:\demo\files\*.* -Recurse | Add-Zip c:\demo\myzip.zip

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#    FUNCTIONS
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function Add-Zip
{
param([string]$zipfilename)
if(-not (test-path($zipfilename)))
{
set-content $zipfilename ("PK" + [char]5 + [char]6 + ("$([char]0)" * 18))
(dir $zipfilename).IsReadOnly = $false
}
$shellApplication = new-object -com shell.application
$zipPackage = $shellApplication.NameSpace($zipfilename)
foreach($file in $input)
{
$zipPackage.CopyHere($file.FullName)
Start-sleep -milliseconds 500
}
}

About the Author

wvsandwijk

I am a Technical Specialist - Cloud Infrastructures from the Netherlands. My Skills are mainly PowerShell, VMWare, Hyper-V, Microsoft System Center products and Windows Azure Pack. I work for a company in Utrecht The Netherlands.

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