In my SharePoint site users will raise a request and a workflow will mail to the team. Then we have to run a Unix script. I want to automate this manual process. How can I connect to a Unix server from SharePoint? Once a request is submitted, a workflow has to be triggered to run the script.
I suggest you set up some type of service on your unix server that SharePoint can connect to.
Very basic example with netcat :
And pinging your server: