Howto: WebDAV PROPPATCH using VBScript


'The example below demonstrates how to do a WebDAV PROPPATCH.
'The sample changes the subject of one message in the inbox.


' Note: You cannot specify a condition with a PROPPATCH;
' Note: Understand how the Depth header affects patching and you should understand how its used
          before using any other setting than 0.


dim sHREF
dim sUserName 
dim sPassword 
dim sResponse 
Dim HttpWebRequest
dim sReq ' Body Proppatch statement


sHREF = "https://myexserver/exchange/Administrator/Inbox/testabcd.EML"  ' TODO: change
sUserName = "Administrator"    ' TODO: change
sPassword = "test"    ' TODO: change


set HttpWebRequest = CreateObject("microsoft.xmlhttp")
 
'Set HttpWebRequest = New Msxml2.XMLHTTP30
HttpWebRequest.Open "PROPPATCH", sHREF, False, sUserName, sPassword 
HttpWebRequest.setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "text/xml"
HttpWebRequest.setRequestHeader "Depth:","0"


sReq = "<?xml version='1.0'?>"
sReq = sReq & "<d:propertyupdate xmlns:d='DAV:' xmlns:m='urn:schemas:mailheader:'>"
sReq = sReq & "<d:set><d:prop>"
sReq = sReq & "<m:subject>" & "test1" & "</m:subject>"
sReq = sReq & "</d:prop></d:set></d:propertyupdate>"


wscript.echo sReq
HttpWebRequest.Send sReq


sResponse  = HttpWebRequest.ResponseText  ' Returns as text
'ReadAnAttatchment = HttpWebRequest.responseBody ' Returns as encoded
   
Set HttpWebRequest = Nothing

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