About folder action rules

Folder action rules are used to trigger a notification when a user performs a specified folder or file action on the server. The rules can be configured to execute when the following events are attempted, succeed, or fail:

You can apply folder action rules to files and folders selectively by specifying a mask. Multiple entries must be separated with a comma. Use the asterisk (*) as a wildcard matching any number of characters and the question mark (?) as a wildcard matching a single character.