The date format for the archive folder structure. Use an Autonomy date format string to name the folder that contains the archives. You can also use path separators to specify sub-folders.

You can specify the archive folder structure using the following date formats:

YY Year (2 digits). For example, 99, 00, 01 and so on.
YYYY Year (4 digits). For example, 1999, 2000, 2001 and so on.

Year (2 or 4 digits). If you provide 2 digits, then it uses the YY format. If you provide 4 digits, it uses the YYYY format.

For example, it interprets 07 as 2007 AD and 1007 as 1007 AD.

#Y Year (1 to a maximum of 16 digits) and can be followed by AD or BC. An apostrophe (') immediately before the year denotes a truncated year. For example, 2008, '97 (interpreted as 1997), 97 (interpreted as 97 AD), '08 (interpreted as 2008), 2008 AD and 200 BC. A truncated year with a BC identifier is invalid ('08 BC).
#FULLYEAR Year (1 to a maximum of 16 digits). For example 8, 98, 108, 2008, each of which is taken literally. The year is taken relative to the common EPOCH (0AD).

Time Period. For example, AD, CE, BC, BCE or any predefined list of EPOCH indicators. Typically, the year specified using the above Year formats is interpreted as un-truncated and relative to the EPOCH. For example, 84 AD is interpreted as 1984 AD and 84 BC is interpreted as 84 BC.

The only exception to this is when you use both #YY+ and #ADBC. In this case, the format is interpreted as un-truncated even if the year was set to truncated by #YY+. For example, 99 AD is interpreted as the year 99 AD.

Autonomy recommends you use only YY, YYYY or #FULLYEAR with #ADBC.

LONGMONTH A long month, for example, January, February and so on.
SHORTMONTH A short month, for example, Jan, Feb and so on.
MM Month (2 digits). For example, 01, 10, 12 and so on.
M+ Month (1 or 2 digits). For example, 1,2,3,10 and so on.
DD Day (2 digits). For example, 01, 02, 03, 12, 23 and so on.
D+ Day (1 or 2 digits). For example, 1, 2, 12, 13, 31 and so on.
LONGDAY 2 digits with a postfix. For example, 1st, 2nd and so on.
HH Hour (2 digits). For example, 01, 12, 13 and so on.
H+ Hour (1 or 2 digits).
NN Minute (2 digits).
N+ Minute (1 or 2 digits).
SS Second (2 digits).
S+ Second (1 or 2 digits).
ZZZ Time Zone, for example, GMT, EST, PST, and so on.
ZZZZZ Time Difference (1 to 9 digits). For example, +04 denotes 4 hours ahead of UTC. Other examples include +4, +04, +0400, +0400 MSD (the string MSD is ignored). A further example is +030, in this case the time differences is interpreted as 30 minutes.
#PM AM or PM indicator (2 characters). For example, 2001/09/09 02:46:40 pm
#S A space

Note: By default each directory has a hashed directory structure (64 folders each containing 64 folders), to avoid slow file operations that can occur in some file systems when there are many files in a single folder. If you are using a short time interval, this might not be necessary. You can disable this using the ArchiveUseHashDir configuration parameter.

Type: String
Default: YYYY_MM_DD
Required: No
Configuration Section: Server


In this example, an archive folder is produced every day, with a sub-folder every hour, each with a further sub-folder every minute.

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