Automation Workshop SFTP Watcher monitors for changes in files and directories on a remote SFTP server. When changes are detected, the Trigger returns various data that can be used as parameters in the following Actions.
|Choose the type of information to return on monitored file or directory:
|Shows what kind of information will be returned.
|Streamline creation of Task workflows even further—instantly make quick variable adjustments such as in-place replacement (all, first, or last occurrence), trimming (whitespaces, quotes, etc.), or changing capitalization. Optionally, set a different display name.
Let's assume that SFTP Watcher is set to monitor the
/home/user/example/uploads folder, and activated by the
/home/user/example/uploads/invoices/Inv-073232.pdf file. The returned variable values of each preset are listed below…
Full path and filename
|Full path and filename
The Filename preset retrieves the file name without path.
Absolute path returns the full path of monitored folder.
Relative path returns the path of a folder relative to the monitored folder.
Watched directory returns the full path of directory monitored by SFTP Watcher.
Complex workflows often incorporate multiple SFTP Watcher Triggers. Are you wondering how to pull dynamic variables from the Trigger which set your workflow in motion? Or perhaps you need to pull data from any given Trigger, regardless of the activation criteria?
With the multi-triggering feature, monitoring changes within your SFTP server cluster becomes immediate and precise—simply fetch the values from Any SFTP Watcher category—and Automation Workshop will seamlessly connect your Actions with the right triggering data, ensuring a smooth operation without any extra effort. Experience immediate automation advantages across both local servers and distant machines!
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