SFTP watcher trigger will watch only the files and folders that match selected permissions. User can set the Trigger to process each permission individually. Available options are to trigger the Task irrespective of permission state (ignore this permission), only if the permission is set and only if the permission is not set.

Files and directories in Linux have a standard set of access permissions that control which files can be accessed by whom.

There are different set of permissions for file and directory owner, group and other users. Each set consists of read, write, and execute permissions as well as special permissions set (i.e. set user ID, set group ID and sticky bit).

PermissionsDetails
Owner Allows to filter files by owner permissions:
  • Read · access file contents and copy the file.
  • Write · modify and delete the file or directory.
  • Execute · execute the files of specific type, i.e. executables and shell scripts.
Group Allows to filter files by group permissions.
Other Allows to filter files by other (world) permissions.
Special Filter by additional permissions:
  • Set user ID
  • Set group ID
  • Sticky bit
Numeric notation Shows Linux permissions in octal numeric format. Left and right side indicates permissions that have to be set and not set, respectively.
Symbolic notation Shows Linux permissions in symbolic notation. Left and right side indicates permissions that have to be set and not set, respectively.

Numeric and symbolic notations consists of two parts. The first part indicates the file permissions that have to be set in order to Trigger the Task, while the second part indicates the file permissions that have to be not set.
Legend Shows an easy to understand reminder how to set permission bits.
  • Ignore this permission · the Trigger will execute whenever permission is set or not set.
  • Permission is set · the Trigger will execute only if selected permission is set.
  • Permission is not set · the Trigger will execute only if selected permission is not set.

Actions & Permissions

Need assistance?

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.