DriveWorks Pro 16: Pack and Go on a Specified Source Group [send feedback...]

Pack and Go on a Specified Source Group

This Specification Flow Task will perform a Pack and Go on a specified source Group.

This allows the functionality of the Data Management task Pack and Go to be automated.

The end package file that is generated from this task is a .drivepkg file.

All Group information will be contained in an Individual Group.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
Package File PathThe path and name of the package file to create.
Package Group NameThe name of the Group to create inside the package.
Configuration File PathThe options to use to pack the Group.

This is the full path to a saved configuration file.

See How To Use A Pack And Go Configuration for more information.

Source Group Connection StringSource Group must be an existing and accessible Group.

For Individual Groups the complete connection string is:


For Shared Groups the complete connection string is:


Source Group UsernameThe username to log into the source group.
Source Group PasswordThe password to log into the source group.


This connection point can be linked to another task, such as Drive Constant Value, to report the success of the task once it has been executed.


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Package File Path"D:\DriveWorks\Package\PackAndGo.drivepkg"D:\DriveWorks\PackageWill create the package file PackAndGo.drivepkg in the location D:\DriveWorks\Package.
Package Group Name"PackageGroup"PackageGroupWill create a Group with the name PackageGroup within the package file.
Configuration File Path"D:\DriveWorks\PackAndGoConfigFile.xml"D:\DriveWorks\PackAndGoConfigFile.xmlWill use the configuration file PackAndGoConfigFile.xml.
Source Group Connection String (For Individual Group)"Provider=LocalGroupProvider;Path=C:\DriveWorks\MyGroup.drivegroup"Provider=LocalGroupProvider;Path=C:\DriveWorks\MyGroup.drivegroupWill package the source Individual Group - MyGroup.
Source Group Connection String (For Shared Group)"Provider=RemoteGroupProvider;Server=DriveWorksProServer;Name=MyGroup"Provider=RemoteGroupProvider;Server=DriveWorksProServer;Name=MyGroupWill package the source Shared Group - MyGroup.
Source Group Username"Admin"AdminWill login to the source group as Admin.
Source Group Password"1234"1234Will login to the source group with the password 1234.

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