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How to See All Available Files in a Fleet

Overview

When running a Fleet, every Vessel that either generates or downloads files can share the contents with other Vessels in the Fleet. Sometimes it can be difficult to remember the names and locations of the files that are available. This how to guide will walk you through the steps to easily show all available files in a Fleet.

Steps

  1. Find the Fleet you want to see files in on the Fleets tab.
  2. Click on the Fleet Builder tab.
  3. Click the plus icon along the left side of the Fleet Builder sidebar.
  4. Select the Bash option from the Code Vessels dropdown.
  5. In the sidebar, name your file list_files.sh.
  6. Ensure the code section is set to Write and paste in ls -a -R. This script lists all files in every directory.
  7. Add the Vessel to the Fleet and connect it to existing Vessels. We recommend connecting it towards the end of the Fleet. Location matters!
  8. Click Run Now.
  9. Once the Fleet has finished running, navigate to the Log for the Bash Vessel you just added. You should see an output that shows all of the available files in the Fleet.
success

You've successfully created a Vessel that lists all the files in your Fleet.