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Opalis Integration Pack for FTP > Objects > Create Folder

Create Folder
The Create Folder object creates a new folder on the FTP server.
How it is used
The Create Folder object can be used to automatically create a folder that contains the current date for log files that are being backed up before purging.
To configure the Create Folder object, you need to know the server name, port, username, password, and security settings of the FTP server that you are connecting to. You also need to know the path on the server where the folder will be created.
Details tab
Server name or IP
Type the URL or IP address of the FTP server.
Type the port for the FTP server. (Default 21)
Type the username that will be used to log in to the FTP server.
Type the password that is associated with the FTP user you specified.
Re-type the password specified in the Password field.
Server Type
Select the type of server that you are connecting to. Only change this option if you are experiencing problems communication with an IBM or a DEC VMS FTP server.
Select the security mode for the FTP transfer. The security method you choose will depend on the configuration of the FTP server. Select FTP to transfer without any security. Select ALTFTP if you are having trouble transferring to your FTP server.
Key authentication
Select to use the SSH private key that you specified in the FTP Options dialog.
Passive mode (firewall friendly)
Select to use Passive mode (PASV) when connecting to the FTP server. Use this option if you are having trouble transferring files through a firewall.
Type the path of the new folder you are creating. If supported by your FTP server, paths that begin with '/' are relative to the root FTP folder and paths that begin with './' are relative to the user's home folder.
Advanced tab
Type the timeout period in seconds to wait for the server to come back online after a transfer has been interrupted. Once the time has expired, if there is no communication with the server, the Create Folder object fails.
The path where the new folder was created.
Folder name
The name of the folder that was created.
FTP Server name
The name of the FTP server.
FTP Server port
The port used to communicate with the FTP Server.
The security protocol that was selected.
Displays whether the creating the folder was successful or failed.

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