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Monitor folder - only certain file types

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Hello all.

I want to monitor a certain folder and all files there that match certain mask - example would be monitor Exchange Log files - I can monitor edb with file monitoring, and I want to monitor log files - so a folder that has LOG files and sum them together.

How would I go about achieving this?

Thank you in advance! RGD

exchange filemask folder

Created on Jan 29, 2013 2:10:46 PM by  DarkMaster (1) 1



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Hi,
this is not possible with a native PRTG sensor but you might have a look at the PTF Network File Count sensor from the PRTG Addons page.
As an alternative you might write a own script and then use the EXE/Script Sensor to get the results into PRTG.
Best regards

Created on Jan 29, 2013 2:56:48 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 12, 2019 7:16:47 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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Dooh!, I forgot about that - I made it with that script; though there is problem that the script only counts files - Exchange Logs files are the same size, so no problem there, but if anyone has multiple names, size etc. to monitor one cannot make it with NFC Sensor. Thank you anyway! RGD

Created on Jan 29, 2013 4:15:42 PM by  DarkMaster (1) 1



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