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Directory Size Monitor Template

The Directory Size Monitor Template enables you to trigger warning and critical actions when:

  • A directory exceeds or falls below a threshold size or percent of disk size.
  • A directory sized changes between scans by a threshold size.
  • The number of files exceeds of falls below a threshold count.

The Directory Size Monitor Template uses Windows Shares, SFTP or FTP/S depending on the host type to scan directories on Windows, Unix, Linux and other operating systems.

How to configure the Directory Size Monitor Template:

  • From the Menu Bar, select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • From the Create New Object View, expand Templates | File and Directory Monitors then select Directory Size Monitor. The New Template Properties View displays.
  • The Template Properties view contains 6 tabs.

The Options Tab

  • Use the Directories drop-down to select the directory to configure.
    Information Use the Files and Sub-Directories tab to specify the files and sub-directories to target and exclude.
  • Use the Directory size is option to set the size threshold. Use the Percent option to compare the directory size against the disk size. The Percent option is only available for Windows machines.
  • Use the Directory size changes by option to get notified when a directory size changes by a specific size or percent of disk size since the last scan.
  • Use the File count is option to set the file count threshold.
Directory Size Monitor Trigger Properties

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File and Directory Monitor Templates