Can't Download using Relative Path

I’m trying to use the Download node to download files in a server. I tried using “knime://knime.workflow/…/” as the Target folder, but I got the error below.

Execute failed: Illegal char <:> at index 37: C:/Users//KNIME_DEPLOYMENT/knime:

Is it not possible to download using relative paths?

Hi @onur.ece -

The Download node currently doesn’t support the knime:// protocol. I’ll add a +1 in our bug tracking system about this issue. Sorry for the trouble.


Thanks. At least now I know that I’m not doing anything wrong.

Hello @onur.ece,

as of KNIME Analytics Platform 4.3 the updated and improved File Handling framework has moved out of Labs into Production and (new) Transfer Files node is able to download files using relative path.

To get better picture about new file handling framework in KNIME here is nice blog post about it:

Additionally as not all file handling nodes are transferred to new framework and framework continuously get new functionalities here is guide to stay up to date:


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