Ensure that a file or directory is copied from a policy server.

⚙️ Compatible targets: Linux


sourceSource file (absolute path on the policy server).

This parameter is required.
pathDestination file (absolute path on the target node).

This parameter is required.

Outcome conditions

You need to replace ${path} with its actual canonified value.

  • ✅ Ok: file_from_remote_source_${path}_ok
    • ☑️ Already compliant: file_from_remote_source_${path}_kept
    • 🟨 Repaired: file_from_remote_source_${path}_repaired
  • ❌ Error: file_from_remote_source_${path}_error


method: file_from_remote_source
  source: VALUE
  path: VALUE


Note: This method uses the agent native file copy protocol, and can only download files from the policy server. To download a file from an external source, you can use HTTP with the file_download method.

This method requires that the policy server is configured to accept copy of the source file from the agents it will be applied to.

You can download a file from the shared files with: