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Name:File List
Description:Accessor to provide a directory listing of the filesystem
Identifier Syntax

File List is an accessor using Active URI syntax with the following base identifiers:


and the following arguments: (for more details on argument passing details see here)

Representation (java.lang.Object)Configuration document
Request Verbs

The following verb is supported:


The response representation of this accessor for SOURCE requests is unknown.

This accessor throws no documented exceptions.

Import Requirements

To use File List accessor you must import the module urn:com:1060research:www3:


The File List (FLS) accessor generates a directory listing of the filesystem It generates an XML fragment containing a directory listing of the host operating system's filesystem. The listing is generated as the accessor walks the filesystem starting at a specified root location. While processing the request, resources whose complete path match a regular expression filter are added to the listing.

The resulting document is hierarchical tree representation of the real filesystem tree. The structure of the returned document is as follows

<fls> ...
  </dir> ...


Parameters that guide fls are passed in an XML document identified as the operator argument.

The operator document fragment has the following form and elements:

  • root - The base directory URI. eg file:///C:/some/path/
  • filter - Filter. Regular Expression on complete file path
  • recursive -Recurse the tree
  • uri -Include the full URI of the resource
  • age -Include age in ms
  • length -Include length of file in bytes
  • lastmodified -Include last modified in ms
  • keepEmptyDir - don't trim empty directories

  <recursive />
  <uri />
  <keepEmptyDir />