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Checking file existence

Hi All,

My scenario is File -> XI -> IDOC (XI3.0).

I am having a requirement where i need to pick a file (something like abc.xml) from external ftp server and process the message but in case the first external ftp is down or file is not present in the server then i have to check the second backup external ftp server (file name is abc.xml) and need to pick the file and process the interface.

Request you all to help me to design this interface.


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    Posted on Sep 13, 2011 at 05:16 PM

    Hi Anu,

    Try to use OS script in the sender file channel to get the files form the required servers and write to a new location from where PI can pick and process the file.




    The above mentioned links may help you to get an idea for your requirement.

    We can also achieve your requirement by Java proxy but this may complicate your scenario.

    Hope this helps.



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      Thanks for ur reply.

      I am not very much comfortable in writing scripts so do u have any links that shows how to check the file existence in different external ftp servers depending upon some conditions and all...

      can i also use custom adapter modules to achieve the req??

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