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How works the FileTracker in ICN

Since I spent some time working with the File Tracker, I thought I would write how it really works. This is useful to know:

  • what can be manually done with the files without preventing the File Tracker to work
  • what can be done when downloading file via ICN, especially sub-folders speaking


The File TrackerĀ applet will use the desktop’s configuration to know what is the File Tracker directory. That can be an environment variable, user home directory, user document directory, or a hard defined folder. Then it will download all documents in this folder, and will be able to find them back for the check in. That way, the user does not have to giveĀ the file himself when checking in.

How the FileTracker store and retrieve files

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