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File- and directory-based workflow

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I work at a company where third party contributors transfer files, typically by FTP, to our site. Depending on which account the file is uploaded to, some scripts are triggered and the file is processed. Usually the file is transferred via FTP to another machine, that does a specific job on the file, and then we monitor a "finished" folder on the remote machine and transfer it back. The final stage of the job is to transfer the file to its long-term storage server. Today we have solved this with Windows and a software called RoboTask. It has done the work okay for now, but it is not very u (HowTos)