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Is it possible to monitor a text (log) file with PRTG?

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We have several text files ; ideally I need to check the contents and raise alerts if I need. I know PRTG monitors windows event logs ; is there any way to monitor a text file ?

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Created on Nov 17, 2010 2:21:26 PM by  akhalighi (0) 1



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Hello,

yes this is possible with the Custom Sensor LogfileReader from our PRTG User Gerard Feijth.

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Created on Nov 17, 2010 3:52:25 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Would you please provide me the script for the LogfileReader , I am not able to find it or download it.

Created on Dec 1, 2015 7:35:44 PM by  mayo (0) 1



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While the Logfile Reader Custom Sensor seems not available anymore, please try using our own File Content Sensor to achieve your goal. It should have a very similar functionality.

Created on Dec 2, 2015 10:13:38 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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