Move file Action

Specify files to be moved from source path to destination path. File input line supports path, filename and file mask as well as variables that can be used either separately or in various combinations. Multiple inputs must be separated by | (vertical bar / pipe).

File propertiesDetails
SourceSpecify files that will be moved to another location. Available options include providing full path and filename or file mask. If path is not specified, Action is performed in current folder. Read more about specifying file masks and wildcards.
DestinationSpecify destination path to which files will be moved. Supports fixed path as well as variable available from Trigger or other Action. Destination parameter does not support multiple inputs. Read more about specifying file masks and wildcards.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse button to specify particular file or folder on disk, on LAN (local area network) shares, etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard button to specify more advanced input, such as, taking parameters from file, associated Trigger or other Action.
Move file Action File properties
Additional notes:
  • Automation Workshop supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters, providing a necessary capacity when performing automated file moving.
  • Move file Action always sets archive attribute to files when move operation is performed.
  • The destination files created by Move file Action preserve creation and modification date of source files; however, last accessed date is set to current.
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