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CreateDirectory is used to create a new FileDirectoryType Object organized by this Object.


[in] String 	directoryName
[out] NodeId 	directoryNodeId
Argument Description
directoryName    The name of the directory to create. The name is used for the BrowseName and DisplayName of the directory object and also for the directory in the file system.   For the BrowseName, the directoryName is used for the name part of the QualifiedName. The namespace index is Server specific.For the DisplayName, the directoryName is used for the text part of the LocalizedText. The locale part is Server specific.
directoryNodeId The NodeId of the created directory Object.

Method Result Codes (defined in Call Service)

Result Code Description
Bad_BrowseNameDuplicated See OPC 10000-4 for a general description. A directory with the name already exists.
Bad_UserAccessDenied See OPC 10000-4 for a general description.

Table 9 specifies the AddressSpace representation for the CreateDirectory Method.

Table 9 – CreateDirectory Method AddressSpace definition

Attribute Value
BrowseName CreateDirectory
References NodeClass BrowseName DataType TypeDefinition ModellingRule
HasProperty Variable InputArguments Argument[] PropertyType Mandatory
HasProperty Variable OutputArguments Argument[] PropertyType Mandatory
Conformance Units          
Base Info FileDirectoryType Base          

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