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Monitor 3rd youngest File

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Hello,

I need to monitor a Folder in a Server. A Security Cam writes files into the Server every 5 Minutes. It also Updates an log File.

Know we recognize that the Cam did not write the Video Chunks but updates the log File. So our Folder Sensor is no help, because it monitors the youngest and the oldest time. Bit I need to monitor the second youngest or better 3rd youngest File.

Do I need to create a custom Sonsor an can I change the included Folder Sensor?

MfG Thomas

file folder youngest

Created on Dec 20, 2017 2:18:01 PM by  Alith Anar (0) 1



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Hello Alith,

Thank you very much for your contact.

I do understand your request, but unfortunately PRTG's Folder sensor is not able to monitor this specific metric, I'm afraid. The assumption in regards to a custom script based solution is probably the best possible approach.

Best regards,
Sebastian

Created on Dec 21, 2017 8:29:15 PM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]



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