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Monitor size on disk instead of normal size



We have a situation where we are using Azure Filesync with iets tiering solution. On-prem file server is used as a cache for the file share that is located in Azure.

We would like to use PRTG to monitor the Size on disk value: https://imgur.com/4vFop7G

The normal folder sensor is capable of reading the complete size. But there has to be some WMI/Powershell way with a custom sensor to read the size on disk value?

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Created on Jul 18, 2019 12:40:04 PM

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Hi there,

I'm afraid there is no integrated way on monitoring the value of "Size on disk", there is also no WMI counter for this.

The only option I see is by creating a Powershell Script for that in combination with a Custom Script Sensor:

Thank you for your understanding that we're not able to provide support for custom scripts.

Kind regards,
Andreas Günther
Tech Support, Paessler AG

[email protected]

Created on Jul 19, 2019 10:35:03 AM by  Andreas Günther [Paessler Support]

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