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Create Directory (legacy)

KNIME File Handling Nodes version 4.3.3.v202105242123 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This legacy file handling node has been replaced by the Create Folder and will become deprecated in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.

This node creates a directory on the server specified by the connection information and outputs a variable that references to it. If no connection information is given the node creates the directory locally.


The location where the directory should be created.
Name of the directory that should be created. It can also be a path of folders that will be created recursively (separated by /).
Variable name
Name of the variable that will contain the URI to the created directory. '?' will be replaced by the directory name.
Abort if directory already exists
If this is checked the node will abort if the directory already exists.

Input Ports

Port object containing the connection information to the server. (Optional)

Output Ports

Variable port object, containing the URI to the created directory. The name of the variable is dir_<Name>.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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