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Move Folder

Automation Workshop includes the Move Folder Action that automatically moves a folder (with all its contents) from a source location to destination. Choose whether the source folder is created at the destination or only its contents are transferred there.

Features & highlights

  • The Move Folder Action is optimized to instantly move very large folders within the same disk or network location. It can transfer huge folders (even terabytes of data) in a few milliseconds.
  • It ensures that each file within the folder is successfully transferred before removing it from the source location.
  • An option to include the original folder name in the destination location, or to just move its contents.


  • Folder · Choose the source folder and its new destination.
  • Options · Choose whether to include the source folder name in the destination.


  • Move Folder integration—Variables (manipulate data dynamically within a workflow) and Events (recorded entries that detail the activity within the system).
  • Effortlessly streamline your automation processes by visually connecting your workflow using Variable Wizard—a powerful tool to access all 1,000+ variables—system, network, Triggers, Actions, globals, web, and much more…
  • Moreover, not only utilize Move Folder variables, but also seamlessly integrate them with a diverse array of other file and folder variables from local disks, mapped drives, network shares, and remote servers—FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, and more…

Quick access

To streamline your workflow creation, you can locate the Move Folder Action throughout the entire Automation suite's search tools—including the knowledge base, menu, and Add Action feature—using the quick «MF» shortcut.

Remote relocate? Easy!

Files on remote servers can be moved using the Move Remote File Action. Alternatively, it is possible to move remote directories using the Remote SSH Command Action:

  • mv /home/user/invoices/ /destination/archive/

Even more, for managing multiple servers and workflows over LAN or the internet, utilize the remote tools and flexible deployment features available through a simple yet efficient user interface.


Automation Workshop includes many more awesome Triggers and numerous Actions to aid you to automate any repetitive computer or business task by providing state-of-the-art GUI tools.

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