I have a new situation for the trigger of our bot and I was wondering if you had any ideas or words of wisdom for me.
So, our trigger for starting this bot (process wise) will be when the customer drops a file into a folder for the bot. We want the bot to begin processing this file immediately.
Our best idea so far is to have the first thing for the bot does is check the file to see if there is anything in the folder, and if there’s nothing (or no relevant file) it stops. We would schedule this bot to run every minute, and possibly for 24 hours a day.
This idea seems kind of wasteful though and takes out an entire machine and unattended license in order to run one bot…
I was also thinking about a polling schedule or another idea could be to have the user upload the file to a website, where it could then send an http post to the Orchestrator API to kick off the job and supply the file location as a parameter. I am just very new and not sure how to achieve this?
Any advice is much appreciated thanks!