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Delete Files (legacy)

KNIME File Handling Nodes version 4.3.2.v202103021015 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This is a legacy file handling node and will be replaced in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.

This node deletes the files and folders contained in the input table. The location may be a remote location. Folders will also be deleted if they still contain files.


Column of the input table with the URIs to the files that should be deleted.
Abort if delete fails
If this is checked the node will abort if one of the files could not be deleted. If it is unchecked the output table will contain a column that indicates if the file could be successfully deleted or not.

Input Ports

Port object containing the connection information to the server. (Optional)
Table containing the list of files that should be deleted.

Output Ports

Table containing the list of files that have been deleted. If files are allowed to fail there is an additional column, that will indicate if the deletion was successful or did fail.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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