/create/directory

URL: http://GPUDB_IP_ADDRESS:GPUDB_PORT/create/directory

Creates a new directory in KiFS. The new directory serves as a location in which the user can upload files using /upload/files.

Input Parameter Description

Name Type Description
directory_name string Name of the directory in KiFS to be created.
options map of string to strings

Optional parameters. The default value is an empty map ( {} ).

Supported Parameters (keys) Parameter Description
create_home_directory When set, a home directory is created for the user name provided in the value. The input parameter directory_name must be an empty string in this case. The user must exist.
no_error_if_exists

If true, does not return an error if the directory already exists The default value is false. The supported values are:

  • true
  • false

Output Parameter Description

The GPUdb server embeds the endpoint response inside a standard response structure which contains status information and the actual response to the query. Here is a description of the various fields of the wrapper:

Name Type Description
status String 'OK' or 'ERROR'
message String Empty if success or an error message
data_type String 'create_directory_response' or 'none' in case of an error
data String Empty string
data_str JSON or String

This embedded JSON represents the result of the /create/directory endpoint:

Name Type Description
directory_name string Value of input parameter directory_name.
info map of string to strings Additional information.

Empty string in case of an error.