Create file

Create a file in an existing directory.

Only authorized requests can invoke this endpoint.


POST /nfs/file/:rootPath/:filePath


Parameter Description
rootPath Which root directory to use (app or drive).
filePath The full path of the file.
Field Description
Authorization The authorization token obtained from SAFE Launcher.
Content-Type The media type of the file being uploaded.
Content-Length The size of the file being uploaded
Metadata Metadata to be associated with the file. It should be encoded as a base64 string.
This is an optional field. If not specified, it defaults to an empty string.
Authorization: Bearer eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJpZCI6Im5RT1poRFJ2VUFLRlVZMzNiRTlnQ25VbVVJSkV0Q2lmYk4zYjE1dXZ2TlU9In0.OTKcHQ9VUKYzBXH_MqeWR4UcHFJV-xlllR68UM9l0b4
Content-Type: image/png
Content-Length: 25607
Metadata: c2FtcGxlIG1ldGFkYXRh


Binary data of the file being uploaded.


On success, the HTTP status code in the response header is 200 (OK).


var request = require('request');
var fs = require('fs');
var endpoint = 'http://localhost:8100/nfs/file/app/images/sample.png';

var onResponse = function(err, response, body) {
  if (err) {
    return console.error(err.message);
  if (response.statusCode === 401) {
    return console.error('Failed to authorize');
  if (response.statusCode === 200) {
    return console.log('File created');
  console.error('Failed to create file.', body);

var localFilePath = './api/sample.png'
var size = fs.statSync(localFilePath).size;
fs.createReadStream(localFilePath).pipe(, {
  headers: {
    'Content-Type': 'image/png',
    'Content-Length': size,
    'Metadata': new Buffer('sample metadata').toString('base64')
  auth: {
    bearer: constants.token
}, onResponse));

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