File Meta Info

This Node Is Deprecated — This node is kept for backwards-compatibility, but the usage in new workflows is no longer recommended. The documentation below might contain more information.

This node finds out meta information about the files referenced by the URI column and appends it to the table.


URI column
Column with the path to the files.
Fail if file does not exist
Aborts execution if one of the files does not exist. Enabling this option will also enable the check for local files (see below) because file existence usually cannot be checked for remote files.
Fail execution if URI does not point to local file
Aborts execution if one of the URIs does not point to a local file. A correct URI to a local file has the scheme "file" or "knime" in front of it.

Input Ports

Table that contains the URI of the files in a column.

Output Ports

Input table with the meta information appended. Contained information:
If the file is a directory or not.
Is the file hidden.
Size of the file. If the file is a directory, the sizes of the contained files will be summarized.
Size (human readable)
Size of the file in human readable form.
Last modified
The last time the file was modified.
Read (r), write (w) and execute (x) permissions of the file.
If the file exists.


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