Watch Folder Node

The watch folder node is an input node that monitors a designated folder based on a specified interval and file filter. Once criteria is met, the file is then processed through the flow.


General Settings

Folder: the full path to a local directory (on the server) to watch for files.

Note: This directory is local to where the server is running not the PAS Manager and so the file path must follow the format set by the operating system of the server.

Include Subfolders: Check the this option to include any files found in folders within the specified folder.

Interval: Frequency which the specified folder is scanned for newly arrived files

File Filter

Options that define the properties of the files to be picked up

File Name Pattern: List of allowed extensions separated by a comma and a space. (For example: .png, .jpeg, .jpg, .tiff). You may select a file name pattern, including the asterisk character. The server will limit its view to those files which match the pattern.

Note: Use the File Types chooser to easily insert file name patterns for common file types

Created: Picks up files that are created Before or After the specified date

Modified: Picks up files that are modified Before or After the specified date

File Size: Picks up files that are Less Than or Greater Than specified size



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