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tommyliu
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Dear all,
   Is it possible when the user have any ftp action such as delete and add file via ftp service, it will send a e-mail to a e-mail account.

   For example : David via ftp client connection Proftpd FTP Server. He uploads a document call "namelist.doc". After completed upload, there will send a e-mail to peter@abc.com mail box.

Thanks,

Tommy
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I don't know if there is an ftp server that does support this, you can however do this with a cronjob that scans the directory every 5 minutes and keeps a list of files it has already seen. If a new file arrives, you can send out an email alert.

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Dear khkremer,

    Thanks you for your help but I think the task in not as same as your solution, I want to after upload completed, e-mail will auto send from propftpd server. Anyaway, thanks for you help

Tommy
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I agree with khkremer that there's no built in mechanism within ProFTP (or any other FTP server I've seen) for doing this. It probably wouldn't be that difficult to modify the ProFTP source to do this, but that would be the only way to do it from within the FTP server.
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If you need to know when a file is completely uploaded, just store the file size as well. When you find a new file, you consider it not being there until you read the same file size twice. Only then would you send out the email notification.
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