I have a simple powershell script that invokes file upload into the context item:

Receive-File -ParentItem (get-item .)

If I try to upload existing file (name of the item exists in the same folder) it should show the warning message. This message is shown if I just use Upload File interface of Content Editor. But in my case, the dialog box is broken and there is a JS error in console:

Uncaught ReferenceError: scForm is not defined

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I was not able to find any similar reports but it is reproducible on my local env and on Azure as well. Sitecore XP 10.1.2 (rev. 006578)


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You can try adding Overwrite option to the receive-file command as below.

Receive-File -ParentItem (get-item .) -Overwrite

Hope it helps.

  • Thing is that I do not need to allow overwrites. I need to show a message to a user that item already exists Mar 26 at 18:05
  • Reason for the error is duplicate file names are prevented on the same level. You can modify the OnLoad method inside Spe.Client.Applications.UploadFile.PowerShellUploadFilePage2 to achieve the same.
    – ckhanna
    Mar 26 at 18:49
  • My issue is not the error, but the broken error popup Mar 26 at 20:55

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