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FTP Watcher

Automation Workshop Free Edition features a Trigger that can watch an FTP server for various file system events, such as, when new file is uploaded to FTP, when file is changed or deleted. It supports regular FTP, as well as, secure FTPS hardened by SSL or TLS.

Free FTP Watcher Trigger

FTP Watcher is used to react on file changes on the FTP server. It then launces automated Tasks, that can then download the file, send it by email as an attachment, parse file contents with powerful Text processing Actions, and much more.

FTP Watcher can also monitor FTP server, but not only monitoring TCP connection, but also ensuring that files are accessible/readable, that connection is reliable, and file transfers can occur without interruptions.

FTP Watcher features…

  • Monitor FTP or secure FTPS server in real-time, and launch automated Tasks when predefined evets happens.
  • Watch an FTP server periodically and upload, download files, or sync whole directories afterwards.
  • Setup a custom FTP server monitoring with advanced rules, including if–else logic, all using simple GUI interface, without writing any scripts.

Detailed help…

  • Overview · a quick info about FTP file Watcher, and more usage examples.
  • Directory · help articles on directories, file masks, and advanced options.
  • Conditions · triggering conditions and rules.
  • Options · Task launching timings and intervals, as well as, debugging mode.
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