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Hi. Is it possible to monitor a network folder on a shared drive and alert if a file doesn't get deposited within that folder within a period of time?

We have a client who has a business process that requires that files are deposited into folders by an automated process, and then their clients can access the file over a web share. The customer wishes to be notified if the deposit of the file has failed.

Hope this makes sense!


empty folder notification

Created on May 19, 2014 3:56:06 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. You can do this with the Folder-Sensor, then with a Error-Limit on the "Newest File"-Channel. This could set an alarm if no new file is written into the folder for a set time.

best regards

Created on May 20, 2014 11:45:27 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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