renameDirectory Step

Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Rename the existing directory with new name


  • newDirectoryName – File name to be renamed to. Ex: - testNew.txt to rename.txt.
  • directoryPath - path of the source where the directory resides 


  • True – step executed successfully
  • False – step failed to execute 



Let’s build and execute the renameDirectoryDef example.          

  • Create a new definition called “renameDirectoryDef
  • Select the definition and click the “design” button
  • Drag a renameDirectory step from the toolbox
  • Connect the dots between the start and renameDirectory step

  • Click on the “RenameDirectory” step to configure its properties
  • Configure the following values for the properties as shown on the below graphic

  • Save the workflow definition, create a workflow instance and execute. Step should rename existing directory with new name.