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File Content Sensor - String not found




I wanted to set up a File Content Sensor for a ".txt" file. For tests I wrote only "DisplayName" inside the ".txt" file. Now if i search for "DisplayName", prtg allways says "String 'DisplayName' not found".

The file is saved local on the Server.

What is wrong?

thx for the help


file file-content-sensor string-not-found

Created on Jun 9, 2016 9:43:13 AM

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Could you please check the path to the file? (settings -> file name)

Please also check the encoding of the file itself and adjust it accordingly in the sensor settings.

Created on Jun 10, 2016 3:16:36 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]

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