Accesses the Autodesk A360 file storage service to upload or download files or list file and folder information from a Autodesk A360 account.

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Typical Uses

  • Manage datasets on Autodesk A360 by uploading and downloading files
  • Transfer a file's contents (such as XML or raster) into or out of an attribute in FME
  • Read downloaded Autodesk A360 data using the FeatureReader, or upload data written by the FeatureWriter to Autodesk A360
  • Retrieve file and folder names, paths, and other information from Autodesk A360 to use elsewhere in a workspace

How does it work?

The AutodeskA360Connector uses your Autodesk A360 account credentials (either via a previously defined FME web connection, or by setting up a new FME web connection right from the transformer) to access the file storage service.

Depending on your choice of actions, it will upload or download files, folders, and attributes or list information from the service. On uploads, a File or Folder ID attribute is added to the output features. On List actions, file/folder information is added as attributes.

Usage Notes

  • This transformer cannot be used to directly move or copy files between different Autodesk A360 locations. However, multiple AutodeskA360Connectors can be used to copy files to a new location.
  • The FeatureReader can access Autodesk A360 directly (without using the AutodeskA360Connector), however, a local copy of the dataset will not be created.


Input Ports

Output Ports


The remaining parameters available depend on the value of the Autodesk A360 Action parameter. Parameters for each Autodesk A360 Action are detailed below.

Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.


Processing Behavior


Feature Holding


Dependencies Autodesk A360 account
History Released FME 2017.0

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