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Automation Triggers

Automation Workshop uses Triggers to continuously monitor the system for specified states, processes or changes. When the Trigger detects a predetermined type of event, it launches the Task that automatically executes one or multiple Actions to perform the necessary work.

Free automation triggers (conditions)

Triggers initiate automated processes when an event matches narrower or broader criteria specified in their parameters. Automation Workshop can monitor file system for various changes, execute Tasks on schedule, upon user login & logout event or system start & shutdown. Tasks can also be started manually on user request.

Automation Triggers

  • SFTP Watcher · monitors SFTP and SCP servers for new files and file changes.
  • FTP Watcher · scans FTP and FTPS servers for changes in the files.
  • Amazon S3 Watcher · periodically checks AWS S3 buckets for file changes.
  • WebDAV Watcher · scans WebDAV site for new, deleted, and modified files.
  • File & Folder Watcher · monitors local or network path for changes in file or folder contents, such as creation of new files or folders, as well as modification, renaming or erasing of existing ones.

More Triggers

Manual Triggers

  • Desktop shortcut · an icon on user's Desktop to start automation task manually.
  • Batch run · allows launching a task from any program or batch file.
  • Manual run · user can start the Task manually.

By monitoring the system for specific events, Triggers allow to respond pro-actively and get the job done in no time.

Detailed help…

Visit detailed online help knowledge base:

  • Triggers · conditions of automatic Task execution.
  • Actions · sets of operations comprising workflow.
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