Production integration: hotfolder

Production integration: hotfolder

Sending to production hotfolder

In Production > Jobs it is possible to send batches to a hotfolder, this need to be set up on the fulfilment company under the Production Inter tab.

On the integration it is possible to set it up to pass the files automatically to the hot-folder and set how often it runs.
it is also possible to set up a Preferred artwork format so that only that artwork type is passed.

An SFTP must be set up and added to the integration

When producing the products the machine operator will need to identify the batches that they need to download. Using filter options on the left hand side they must filter by fulfilment centre and by Machine (the relevant batch template). 

This will then display all of the relevant batches which can be selected using the checkbox  and from the dropdown click ‘Send to Production’.

This will then send the artwork and job sheets to a SFTP hotfolder (we will provide you with the details) and these items will be added into a folder named after the batch template.

This will then update the batch status to ‘In Production’ and remove the current list in Production.

All different batches will have their own folder within the hot folder.

Generic Hotfolder supports outputs from the Kornit QuickP Auto Crop RIP Integration and the files added to the hotfolder have the QuickP naming convention. This is useful for Kornit workflows not utilising our Floor Module

Updated Hotfolder Production Integration Features

At KornitX we have continued to develop updates for variants and this is due to the fact we pride ourselves on constant evolution and the release of new features and enhancements every week. We have detailed each new variant enhancement below. If you are interested in knowing what features arrive, they will be continually updated within the "Core Platform Feature Updates" Article - CLICK HERE

This will continue to be updated below whenever a new enhancement is rolled out to improve variants, a time stamp will be labelled with each feature
Generic Hotfolder Supplier Integration now has configurable pushable order status
This was added on 03-02-2020
Our Generic Hotfolder supplier integration was updated to include pushable order statuses as a default status to set against the integration. The two configurable options for this are "Received" and "Received By Shipper", as shown below. 

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