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Monitoring file size growth



Hello! I would like to monitor the growth of a file or a exchange-database. I would like to be alerted, if the growth in the last period, perhaps day, is more than x % than the growth of the period before.

As an example for limit 3%:

Filesize Day 1: 100 GB

Filesize Day 2: 102 GB (2%)

Filesize Day 2: 105 GB (2,9%)

Filesize Day 3: 108 GB (2,8%)

Filesize Day 4: 117 GB (8,3%) Alert

Any ideas?

Greetings peter

file prtg size

Created on Apr 16, 2018 7:02:24 AM

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Hello Peter,

Limits for file sensors always return the current values, a delta cannot be created within the default sensors. It would require a custom script to handle this outside of PRTG.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Apr 16, 2018 12:34:48 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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