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Transfer Files

Summary

Transfers files between a file system and a cloud storage workspace.

Usage

  • This tool supports hosted image products in the cloud.

  • The tool does not support file transfers to or from geodatabases.

  • When the tool is run in a server context, such as a published geoprocessing service, it can accept the data store's relative path, for example, /cloudStores/s3cloudstore/datafolder.

Syntax

TransferFiles_management (input_paths, output_folder, {file_filter})
ParameterExplanationData Type
input_paths
[input_paths,...]

The list of input files or folders that will be copied to the output folder. The path can be a file system path or cloud storage path where the .acs file can be used.

File; Folder
output_folder

The output folder path where the files will be copied.

Folder
file_filter
(Optional)

A file pattern filter that will limit the number of files that need to be copied, such as .tif, .crf, and similar image file types.

String

Derived Output

NameExplanationData Type
derived_output_folder

The output raster dataset.

Folder

Code sample

TransferFiles example 1 (Python window)

This is a Python sample for TransferFiles.

import arcpy

#Transfer individual files
arcpy.TransferFiles_management(r"c:\test\raster.tif;c:\test\raster2.tif", r"c:\cloudstore\azurecloud.acsazfolder")
TransferFiles example 2 (stand-alone script)

This is a Python script sample for TransferFiles.

#===========================
#Transfer files
'''Usage: TransferFiles_management(inputpaths;inputpaths..., outputfolder, {filefilter})'''

import arcpy

#Transfer folder of files with filter
input_folder = "c:\\test\\uploaddata"
output_foler = "c:\\clouconnection\\s3cloudstore.acs\\s3folder"
filter = "*.tif"

arcpy.TransferFiles_management(input_folder, output_foler, filter)

Licensing information

  • Basic: Yes
  • Standard: Yes
  • Advanced: Yes

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