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Delete file block

The delete file block deletes a file from a cloud storage location.

Delete file block

A delete file block is commonly used in the following situation:

  • When you want to delete an existing file on a cloud storage location when an automation is executed.

Configuring a delete file block

Configure the block to delete a source file from a location on a cloud storage location.


The delete file block requires an authenticated connector and a path to a file on the cloud storage location. The path can include field mapped values from preceding blocks.

Delete file block inputs

delete file block inputs with dropbox connection and path to file shown


The Settings tab is where you choose what the block does if it encounters an error.

Block settings tab

General settings for all cloud storage blocks


The Connection tab is where you can authenticate your cloud storage provider. Once you select the storage provider on the Inputs tab, a Connect button appears here which opens up an authentication window. You must authenticate the connection to use this block.

Block connection tab

Check if file exists block with Connect your dropbox shown

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