The create-directory command-line tool creates a directory at the specified path. The parent directory must already exist. Top level directories cannot be created using this tool, nor can it create directories where subdirectories are created automatically, such as /users, /courses, /library/eReserves/, and /orgs. However, it may be used to create subdirectories under these automatically created folders (for example, /users/administrator/new folder).
Directories cannot be created by cutting and pasting or copying folders in the operating system. You must use the command line tool or the user interface.