The Remote File Information Action retrieves information on a file in a remote directory.
After the Remote File Information Action is completed, the information on its operations is temporarily stored in dynamic variables that can be retrieved by any other Action within the same Task via Variable Wizard. For example, these variables can be saved as text by Write to File Action, emailed to admin by Send Email Action or used as dynamic parameters in other Actions.
|Last file||Returns the full path and name of file whose information has been retrieved.|
|Last modified date||Returns file's last modified date.|
|Size||Returns file size in bytes.|
|Permissions||Returns file permissions in symbolic notation, e.g. |
|Permissions octal||Available only for SFTP connections. Returns file permissions in Unix octal format, e.g. |
|Owner||Available only for SFTP connections. Returns owner and group numberic notation.|
|Completion status||Retrieve Action execution status with a possible value—Successful or Failed. Or None, if Action has not been executed yet.|
- Most FTP servers can return different (local or UTC) timestamps of file.
- Folders on Amazon S3 servers does not return timestamp.
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