Create Zip From Directory Activity


The Create Zip From Directory activity creates a zip archive that contains the files and directories from the specified directory.


A workflow could use the Create Zip From Directory activity to zip multiple files into a single .zip file archive.


The Create Zip From Directory activity is a server activity. It can only be used in server workflows, which require on-premises Workflow.

Offline Support

This activity does not work when the device is offline.


Source Directory


Type: String

The path to the directory to be archived.

Destination Zip File


Type: "ASCII" | "Unicode" | "utf-7" | "utf-8" | "utf-16" | "utf-16BE" | "utf-32" | String

The path of the zip archive to be created.

Include Source Directory Name


Type: Boolean

If true, the source directory name will be included as a top-level directory within the zip archive. Otherwise, only the contents of the source directory will be included. The default is false.


This activity has no outputs.


For information about the ID, Display Name, and Description properties, see Properties Common to all Activities.

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