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Check file size in folder alarm below x value




I am a new in PRTG. Now I need the following.

I have a folder monitoring where various files are located in and which are then uploaded to an FTP server.

I want to know immediately when a file in that folder is below 2kb. In that folder wil be different files with different names.

Now my question is I have the sensor and settings for use here.

alarm file folder size value

Created on Nov 20, 2014 10:23:13 PM

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This can be done with a simple batch sensor folowing the script below:

@echo off
set /a counter=0
for /F "tokens=3" %%a in ('dir c:\temp /-c') do (
  if %%a LSS 2048 set /a counter=counter+1
echo %counter%:Found %counter% file(s) with size less than 2 Kb.

The example above will return the number of files in 'c:\temp' having a filesize less than 2 Kb. Using limits, you can set the sensor to a waring or error state.

Created on Nov 21, 2014 1:32:53 PM

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