Document Transfer > Source Repository > File System

Specifies the original, or source, location for your files on your AgilePoint Server machine in the Document Transfer activity.

Figure: Source Repository Configuration screen (File System)

Source Repository Configuration screen File System

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Fields

Field Name Definition

Path and File or Folder Name

Function:
Specifies the absolute path and file name of your document.
Accepted Values:
An absolute path and document name on the AgilePoint Server machine.
Default Value:
None

Filter

Function:
Specifies the file name or a set of files expressed with the filter expression to search within the specified source location.
Accepted Values:
  • File Name - Specifies the name of the file in your storage source location.
  • Filter - Specifies a file name or a filter string that uses asterisks (*) as wildcards.
Default Value:
Filter
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Example:
These are some examples of filter expressions:
  • *.* - All files are searched.
  • *.txt - The files that have the .txt file extension are searched.
  • *.pdf - The files that have the .pdf file extension are searched.
  • MyFile.* - All files start with MyFile are searched.
  • *[part of file name]* - All files that contain the specified part of file name are searched.
  • *.xml - The files that have the .xml file extension are searched.
  • *.doc - The files that have the .doc file extension are searched.
  • MyFile.xml - Only the specific file MyFile.xml is searched.

The filter action is done at the source location specified in the activity.

Recursive

Function:
Specifies if the activity's action — such as copy, upload, or delete — is recursive. In other words, it specifies if the activity does the action again in the subfolders of the target location
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - The activity does the action only on the files in the specified source folder. There is no effect on files in subfolders.
  • Selected - The activity does the action on the files in the specified source folder, as well as the files in the subfolders.
Default Value:
Deselected

Delete source files after moving to destination

Function:
Specifies if the activity deletes the files from the source folder after it moves the files to the target folder.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The activity deletes the files from the source folder or subfolder after it moves the files to the target folder.
  • Deselected - The activity does not delete the files from the source folder and subfolders.
Default Value:
Deselected