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Topic Title: File Watcher is configured, but will not poll network folder
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Created On: 05/09/2012 04:34 AM
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 05/09/2012 04:34 AM
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I've configured file watcher, and when I manually run the workflow you can see the FILE WATCHER turn green. Then I place files in the folder and it kicks off the job.

However, if I place additional files into the folder nothing happens. Until I re-run the job manually. I was under the impression with FILE WATCHER that it was suppose to poll the folder then start the task if it met the condition.

What can I do to get this working properly?!

I'm using BPA 7, on Windows 2003 Server - The folder that I'm polling doesn't have a BPA agent it's a network share. I've given the network share proper security access as I'm not having trouble when I manually run the entire workflow.


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 05/09/2012 06:36 AM
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Leonard Amabile

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Hi Jason,

Did you configure the user tab of the trigger with a user that has credentials to access the network share? Is the network share a mapped drive letter or UNC path?

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