Automated file management in Python.

Brendan Ferris
3 min readMay 30, 2021

I recently was involved in a project that involved the creation of an automated tool that collects a large amount of documents. In order to save these documents, it was necessary to make create files and folders on the local filesystem where the rest of the script could access the information. In this article I’m going to walk through some of the basics of file management in python using mostly the os module and the shutil