The Get File operation is used to retrieve files from the repository based on a SB Pillar FileID limitations. The file is uploaded to a url defined in the request.

See links on the right for general operation information.

GetFile specifics

  • The pillar should deliver the requested file to the url indicated by the client in the GetFileRequests FileAddress element. The url must include the File Exchange protocol to use. 
  • The identification response from a pillar may include a TimeToDeliver value, which a client may use to select the fastest pillar.
  • A client might request only a part of a file is delivered by using the FilePart elements.