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I've configured a server (Ubuntu) with OpenSSH for file transfer via sFTP. The requirement is that after a file transfer, a mail is sent confirming the file was received by the system. How would I do this without having to poll the directory every x time for new/changed files?

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Refer Checking script results and Send a mail and Automate file transfers (or synchronization) to FTP server or SFTP server

Example: sending a email using command prompt

winscp.com /script=example.txt
if errorlevel 1 goto error

echo Success
sendmail.exe -t < success_mail.txt
goto end

echo Error!
sendmail.exe -t < error_mail.txt


Refer one more answer related to sending an email, Sending mail from the command line, in an automated way

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Thanks for your answer, however this is on the client side, I'd like to do this on the server side without any additional commands issued by the client. –  Gunther De Poortere Jan 26 '12 at 10:52

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