The Sentry-go Quick File Monitor allows you to quickly & easily monitor changes made to both local and remote files, the contents of those files, directory changes & structure modifications, entries written to local Event Logs.
If problems are detected, it can either take automatic action, or alert you before end-users are affected. Using it's in-built web-based reporting, you also have immediate access to monitored information direct from your web browser.
The availability of local or remote files or directories; Check the overall size of a file, some or files all files or directories/sub-directories; Be alerted when a file is updated within a given timeframe, or when no changes are made to a file - ideal to ensure files are being processed in a timely manner; Monitor for changes to the underlying directory structure - new files being added to or files being removed from a directory or subdirectories; Monitor errors written to the Windows Event Logs based on error type, event ID, source or keywords & phrases within the text;
In addition to Event Logs, you can also monitor the entries written to text-based log files such as those used for custom applications, based on keywords or phrases within the text.
Respond Automatically or Alert:
Respond automatically by running a command, application, batch file or script; Automatically restart a failed Windows Service or reboot the server; Alert via network messaging, standard or custom e-mails; Alert via the Quick Monitor Console; Alert via your SMS pager gateway provider
Interface with external systems via SMTP, HTTP, or scripting; Log details to a SysLog Server, database or text file.
The built-in web server provides access to both recent alerts & the current monitoring status.
Configuration changes can be made using the easy-to-use Configuration Utility or centrally via the the Quick Monitor Console which is also included.
See also: File, Directory, Monitor, Monitoring, Event Logs, Log Files, No of Files, File Changes, File Content, Size, Count