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correct amount of backup files stored:



Hi, i need to check a folder if we have correct amount of backup files stored: There must NOT be fewer than N *.bak files that are older than one day . can i archive this with PRTG ?

folder prtg script

Created on Dec 10, 2018 10:19:36 AM

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Have a look at one of the following links - they both show the same script that will due that - .bak indicates SQL but the folder monitoring script toes not need to be SQL - you can use it for any other file count as well... t

https://www.it-admins.com/sql-database-backup-monitoring/ https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/79665-sql-database-backup-monitoring


Florian Rossmark


Created on Dec 10, 2018 2:44:50 PM



Thanks for chiming in, Florian! :)

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Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Dec 10, 2018 9:43:45 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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