The Create Folder smart service allows you to create a folder to store files within the Appian file system. The Modify Folder Security Smart Service allows you to specify user rights for the folder.
To use the
Create Folder smart service, select the activity and drag it onto the canvas to add it to your process model.
Category: Document Management
Assignment Options: Attended/Unattended
This section contains tab configuration details specific to this smart service. For more information about common configurations see the Process Node Properties page.
The Data tab displays all the input and output parameters of the smart service. You can add additional input and output parameters, if needed.
The default inputs that are generated for the Create Folder smart service are:
|Parent Knowledge Center
|New Folder Name
Inputs property sheet, specify values for either the
Parent Knowledge Center node input, or the
Parent Folder node input. You cannot specify both.
Create Folder smart service returns the folder object that was created.
Result Properties are displayed, listing the
AC!NewFolder result and its save options.
AC!NewFolder result into an existing process variable that holds a Folder data type on the Target list.create a new process variable to store the folder by clicking the New process variable button.
a!createFolder( name, parentFolder, parentKnowledgeCenter, onSuccess, onError )
The name of the new folder.
When present, the new folder will be created in this Folder.
When present, the new folder will be created in this Knowledge Center.
A list of saves or an HTTP response to execute after the smart service executes successfully. Created with
A list of saves or an HTTP response to execute when the smart service does not execute successfully. Created with
Folder names cannot contain the following characters.
\ / ; : " | ? ' > < * ]
If a folder is created with an invalid name, an alert is sent to configured alert recipients indicating that the node failed to execute due to an invalid folder name. In such a scenario, you must change the name of the folder and re-execute the unattended create folder node. See Edit Mode for additional information.
Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.
|Sync-Time Custom Record Fields
|Real-Time Custom Record Fields
Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.
Cannot be used to configure a process report.
Cannot be used to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.
Create Folder Smart Service