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This Error Event is part of SFTP Watcher Events.

Event ID · 20402

"SFTP Watcher failed. File mask is invalid"


Before SFTP Watcher starts monitoring server for file changes, it validates specified include mask. If mask is not valid, the error is shown.


Make sure that include mask of the SFTP Watcher is valid—it does not contain any wildcard characters in path. However, wildcards in filename and extension are supported · Learn more about Linux wildcards

Event examples

See some examples of the File mask is invalid Event messages:

  • Trigger failed. File mask "/*/invoices/*" is invalid.
  • Trigger failed. File mask "/documents/*/*.pdf" is invalid.

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