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Überwachung Verbindung Netzlaufwerk / Monitoring connection network drive



Hello everybody,

we have equipment / machines in use to move the data to a network drive. Can I somehow check if the network drive is connected? And when the last file was written to the drive?

MfG / Greets


abfrage network-share share

Created on Apr 4, 2018 10:57:54 AM

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Hi Robert,

Did you already try the Folder Sensor? This will list monitor the share and will contain a channel which displays the age of the oldest and newest file.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Apr 5, 2018 7:42:53 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



Hello Felix,

yes, I've already tried the sensor. But I can not get it to run. I always get the error PE032.

I think I do not give the path of the folder correctly.

I have a network drive:

Drive letter: U Path: Server name \ Home \ username

What must the path I look for there look like?

Thank you



Created on Apr 9, 2018 9:46:59 AM



Hello Robert,

I'd recommend to go for the name of the share. This needs to be the UNC path without the server address part at the front. This part is taken from the address field of the settings of the parent device. So it needs to look like this: \ShareName\Path

Best regards, Felix

Created on Apr 10, 2018 11:44:37 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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