Create Archive

The Create Archive activity allows you to create an archive from files.

Activity settings

To open the settings window, click on the activity on the process diagram.

Parameters Tab

The Parameters tab displays the basic activity parameters.


Name. The activity name on the process diagram. It is set by default when adding the activity. You can change the name in this field.

In the Path to the file, Path to the folder with files, Archive’s password and Path to the archiver’s DLL file fields you can enter a value manually or use process context variables that store the values. Click on the send-mail-2 icon and specify the variable. You can select it from the list or add a new one by clicking Create parameter. The value is inserted as {$variable name}. The fields support only the String type variables.

Path to the file. Specify the location of the archive to be created in the file system.

Path to the folder with files. Specify the path to the folder where the files are stored. The archive will be created from these files.

Archive format. Select the format in which the archive will be created: 7-zip, Zip, Gzip, BZip2, Tar, XZ.

Archive’s password. Specify the password that will be used for the created archive.

Path to the archiver’s DLL file. Specify the path to the external archiver if you want to create an archive with a different format that is not available by default.

Conditions Tab

Read more about the Conditions tab in the Basic activity settings principles article.

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