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New/changed files under folder sensor to show what files changed

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We've using the Folder sensor to monitor for new and changed files, however PRTG doesn't report on what files have changed. Is it possible to have the alert include what the new/changed file is?

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Created on Sep 11, 2017 11:10:20 AM by  Simon Edwards (0) 1



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Hi Simon,

Thank you for the KB-Post. I'm afraid the Folder Sensor cannot do that, because it doesn't get such a detailed list of changed files from the Windows API Call used to determine the state of a monitored folder.
It would be necessary to do this with a Custom Script/Exe - Sensor, which then returns the list of files as the sensor message.

best regards.

Created on Sep 12, 2017 11:59:18 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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