Use the Directory Watcher trigger to watch a local folder on the server.

Fields
Trigger nameEnter a name for the trigger.
Watched directorySpecify the server directory to watch.
Open archived filesIf the new or changed file is an archive (zip, rar, tar, gz, 7z), extract contained files.
Include FilesEnter text to specify which files to watch; partial matches are found. Leave blank for all files. Separate items with a semi-colons.
Included CAD File ExtensionsSelect file extensions to include in the search.
Exclude filesEnter text to specify which files to exclude from the search. Separate items with a semi-colons.
Excluded CAD File ExtensionsSelect file extensions to exclude in the search.
Include hidden filesInclude hidden files.
Watch sub-directoriesSelect to include subdirectories.
Include foldersSpecify folders full or partial to include from watching. Leaving this field blank will not exclude any folders.
Exclude folders

Specify folders full or partial to exclude from watching. Leaving this field blank will not exclude any folders.

Unless wildcards are used, e.g. filter, only strict matching against the full relative path will be applied.
Assume the watched directory is \\root\watchedDir\:

if the filter is 
subDir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ will not be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ will not be matched

if the filter is
subDir*
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ will not be matched

if the filter is 
subDir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched

if the filter is 
**dir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ will not be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ will not be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched

Add existing filesSelect to include existing files.


Use the Polling Directory Watcher trigger to watch a network folder on the server. The timed polling delay helps Centro watch events across a network.

Fields
Trigger nameEnter a name for the trigger.
Watched directorySpecify the server directory to watch.
Open archive filesIf the new or changed file is an archive (zip, rar, tar, gz, 7z), extract contained files.
Include FilesEnter text to specify which files to watch; partial matches are found. Leave blank for all files. Separate items with a semi-colons.
Included CAD File ExtensionsSelect file extensions to include in the search.
Exclude filesEnter text to specify which files to exclude from the search. Separate items with a semi-colons.
Excluded CAD File ExtensionsSelect file extensions to exclude in the search.
Include hidden filesInclude hidden files.
Watch sub-directoriesSelect to include subdirectories.
Include foldersSpecify folders full or partial to include from watching. Leaving this field blank will not exclude any folders.
Exclude folders

Specify folders full or partial to exclude from watching. Leaving this field blank will not exclude any folders.

Unless wildcards are used, e.g. filter, only strict matching against the full relative path will be applied.
Assume the watched directory is \\root\watchedDir\:

if the filter is 
subDir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ will not be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ will not be matched

if the filter is
subDir*
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ will not be matched

if the filter is 
subDir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ and all its chilldren will be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched

if the filter is 
**dir
\\root\watchedDir\subDir\ will not be matched
\\root\watchedDir\subDir2\ will not be matched
\\root\\watchedDir\someOtherDir\subDir\ and all its chilldren will be matched

Add existing filesSelect to include existing files.
Polling IntervalSelect the interval unit type between triggers.
Number of [units]Enter the number of units to delay between triggers.

Use the Schedule Trigger when not watching a directory or folder and when operations need to be executed at specific intervals.

Fields
Trigger nameEnter a name for the trigger.
Allocate Job(s)

Select the interval which jobs are scheduled.

by the minute
every n minute(s)The number of minutes between jobs.
repeat job(s)Select to run indefinitely or to stop after a specified amount of times.
hourly
every n hour(s)The number of hours between jobs.
repeat job(s)Select to run indefinitely or to stop after a specified amount of times.
daily
every n day(s)The number of days between jobs.
at this timeThe specific time each day to schedule jobs.
weekly

on these daysSelect the days to schedule jobs.
at this timeThe specific time on each selected days to schedule jobs.
monthly
day of month

Select from

  • on the first workday of the month
  • on the last workday of the month
  • on a specific week and day
at this timeThe specific time of the month to schedule jobs.
Effective FromSelect "now" or a specific date and time to start scheduling jobs.
Misfire OptionsSelect how a missed scheduled trigger event should be handled.


Use the Timed Trigger when not watching a directory or folder and when operations need to be executed at specific intervals.

Fields
Trigger nameEnter a name for the trigger.
Start timeSpecify the trigger starting time, based on the server clock.
Start dateSpecify the trigger starting date, based on the server calendar.
IntervalSelect the interval unit type between triggers.
Number of [units]Enter the number of units to delay between triggers.
Run onceSelect to run through the set of actions only once.