infoRouter hot folders is a service that runs in the background to watch file system folders. The preconfigured source folders are watched and the target folders are populated by this unattended process. Scanned documents can optionally be converted to PDF on their way into infoRouter.
Common usage scenarios for infoRouter Hot Folders
- FTP folders
- Incoming fax folders
- File system folders where other system processes create/output documents
- Folders used to output scanned documents
- Folders used to output incoming invoices or forms
Documents coming in by way of FTP can be made available to infoRouter users without the need for any manual intervention from operators. Likewise, incoming faxes can also be automatically pulled into infoRouter and routed to the correct folders.
Modern businesses run a number of sophisticated programs and applications to generate content. Such content can be automatically routed into infoRouter so that it can be immediately shared by authorized users.
Incoming invoices can be pulled into infoRouter automatically routed to workflows. The workflow can easily route the documents to operators/users to be processed. The processed invoices can be approved or rejected. Depending on the result of the workflow, these invoices can be submitted for payment.
To read more about how to install Hot Folders, visit infoRouter Hot Folders Setup and Installation.