IP Designer Series – File Access Node


The FileAccess node can be used for file manipulation on local and remote servers. If you are manipulating files on a remote server, you can access them via UNC share, or you can create a new configuration set that connects to the file server.

  • Configuration name
    • default is system (Landmark)
  • Execution mode
    • Read from file
      • This can be used with a data iterator
      • Pass the output data (line) of the file to the iterator
    • Write to file
      • Creates the file and then writes to it
    • Append to file
      • Appends to an existing file
    • Check file exists
      • Returns an error that can be trapped if it doesn’t exist
    • Delete file
    • List files