FTP Remove Folder Action



See Also

FTP Remove Folder Action-Setting Properties FTP Log On, FTP Upload, FTP Download, FTP Delete, FTP Rename, FTP Create Folder, FTP Remove Folder, FTP Change Folder, HTTP Post


Deletes the folder(s) specified from the FTP server. To specify more than one folder use wildcards ( e.g. * or ? ). To specify multiple folders or wildcard masks, separate them with a vertical bar. Example: /*Folder1|*Folder2.

Practical Usage

See description.


General Tab

Remote Folder

Text, Required
a) SOURCE="/removefoldername"

Specifies a fully qualified UNIX style path to the folder to delete.

Session Name

Text, Optional default="default"

Specifies the session (created in a previous FTP Log On action) that should be used to perform the folder removal. This allows for multiple simultaneous FTP transfers to take place.


Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder


NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.