File Management


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

The following table provides a brief description of tasks you can accomplish when using each File Management activity.

Tasks File Management Activities
Compress files into zip archives. Compress File
Copy files from one directory to another. Copy File
Create new folders. Create Folder
Decompress files contained in a zip archive file. Decompress File
Delete files. Delete File
Delete a folder, sub-folder, or the entire folder tree of a directory. Delete Folder
Verify that a file exists. Get File Status
Invoke a runbook when files in folders and sub-folder change. Monitor File
Invoke a runbook when a folder or files within a folder change. Monitor Folder
Move a file from one directory to another. Move File
Move a folder and its sub-folders from one directory to another. Move Folder
Decrypt a file or an entire folder tree. PGP Decrypt File
Encrypt a file or an entire folder tree. PGP Encrypt File
Print text files. Print File
Rename files. Rename File


If permissions on the Orchestrator installation path are changed and the activity’s Security Credentials has a custom user account that does not include Read/Execute permissions to ExecutionData.dll on the Runbook server, the activity will fail.