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Old 11-24-2010, 06:30 AM   #1
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Tool to mail contents of new file when created

I am looking for a way to be mailed a new file when it is created in a certain directory.

I have found tools that will notify me when a file is created, such as iWatch with iNotify, but is there a way to actually be sent the new file when it is created.

It is only a short text log file, but I would like to read it in my inbox rather than have to login and open the file each time an event is logged.
Old 11-24-2010, 07:32 AM   #2
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iwatch allows you to run a command, so you can use a tiny script to send you the file by e-mail....if it is just a text file you can just run something like "cat yourfile | mail your_email_adddress"

Hope it helps.

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Old 11-25-2010, 12:44 PM   #3
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Thanks!!!!!I searched for ages yesterday and couldnt find how to do it.


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