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I successfully created a workflow that downloads a file from SFTP. After processing the file I want to delete the version on the SFTP site. I copied my download workflow and changed the HTTP Action to DELETE. I add some screenshots of my workflow and some of the settings. When I run the workflow I get no error messages but the file is not deleted. I looked for a solution in the Community but can only find mentions of up- and download problems. Anyone solved this yet?Workflow
No. I have a workflow for the download. Then some workflows in between to do some data work and loading to SQL and only then do I do the delete in a different workflow with a different download tool. I do this to make sure that the file is not broken after I have done all the other things.
The screenshots in my original post show all the configuration options I have changed. Everything else was left as is. I changed nothing in the Headers tab. I added my username and password in the Connection tab and left the Maximum Connections as 1 and Timeout as 0.
In the Input Tool I just specify the SFTP site and file.
I don't have an SFTP I can test with at the moment; so I admit this is just a guess... have you tried to change your output (tab one, basic configuration) to a string field instead of a file?
If that fails, then I'd be interested to know if there is a tool that you can successfully delete the file with.
If you can successfully delete the file with another tool (and therefore not a permissions issue); I would do that with Fiddler open and confirm you have all of the elements set up the same way in Alteryx.