I haven’t done a post in a while so thought it was about time I finished off one of my 22 draft posts.

In this post I would like to mention incron. Simply put incron monitors the file system for events and when they occur it can execute commands that are defined in user or system tables in a similar way to cron.

So how is this useful you might ask, well in my case I wanted a way to monitor a directory of uploaded images on one server and when new ones are added copy them across to another server. But you can do absolutely anything you want with it, like monitor a directory for changes and alert by email of them. Read & Comment ›››