PDF password and security in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

PDF.co Web API: the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

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ProtectPDFDocument.ps1

      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "********************************" # Direct URL of source PDF file. $SourceFileURL = "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-merge/sample1.pdf" # Destination PDF file name $DestinationFile = ".\protected.pdf" # Passwords to protect PDF document # The owner password will be required for document modification. # The user password only allows to view and print the document. $OwnerPassword = "123456" $UserPassword = "654321" # Encryption algorithm. # Valid values: "RC4_40bit", "RC4_128bit", "AES_128bit", "AES_256bit". $EncryptionAlgorithm = "AES_128bit" # Allow or prohibit content extraction for accessibility needs. $AllowAccessibilitySupport = $True # Allow or prohibit assembling the document. $AllowAssemblyDocument = $True # Allow or prohibit printing PDF document. $AllowPrintDocument = $True # Allow or prohibit filling of interactive form fields (including signature fields) in PDF document. $AllowFillForms = $True # Allow or prohibit modification of PDF document. $AllowModifyDocument = $True # Allow or prohibit copying content from PDF document. $AllowContentExtraction = $True # Allow or prohibit interacting with text annotations and forms in PDF document. $AllowModifyAnnotations = $True # Allowed printing quality. # Valid values: "HighResolution", "LowResolution" $PrintQuality = "HighResolution" # Runs processing asynchronously. # Returns Use JobId that you may use with /job/check to check state of the processing (possible states: working, failed, aborted and success). $async = $False # Prepare URL for `PDF Security` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/security/add" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $body = @{ "name" = $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf) "url" = $SourceFileURL "ownerPassword" = $OwnerPassword "userPassword" = $UserPassword "encryptionAlgorithm" = $EncryptionAlgorithm "allowAccessibilitySupport" = $AllowAccessibilitySupport "allowAssemblyDocument" = $AllowAssemblyDocument "allowPrintDocument" = $AllowPrintDocument "allowFillForms" = $AllowFillForms "allowModifyDocument" = $AllowModifyDocument "allowContentExtraction" = $AllowContentExtraction "allowModifyAnnotations" = $AllowModifyAnnotations "printQuality" = $PrintQuality "async" = $async } | ConvertTo-Json try { # Execute request $response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $body -Uri $query $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Get URL of generated PDF file $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url; # Download PDF file Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $DestinationFile -Uri $resultFileUrl Write-Host "Generated PDF file saved as `"$($DestinationFile)`" file." } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

run.bat

      
@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\ProtectPDFDocument.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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