Automation provides a way to trigger certain processes with Discover. The automation sequence is typically triggered by an outside file that contains customer specific information. The automation trigger file is picked up from a file share location by a Discover connector. The location that is monitored for an automation file can be specified in the connector settings:

When a new file is discovered, the parameters it contains can be added to the Discover database and the automation steps that have been defined are executed. The automation tasks that are available are shown on this screenshot:

For more information about how Discover automation can be used, please contact your Gimmal services team.