WIKI: How to monitor File Size in devices ?

Monitors changes in the size of a file and also triggers the alert when the specified conditions are met .

Step [1]: To Set Monitoring, Go to ITSM → Configuration Templates and click Profiles.

Step [2]: Choose the profile of your device from the list and if the profile does not exists, create a new profile and continue .

Step [3] : Follow below options,

  • Add Monitoring Column by Clicking “Add a Profile Section “ -> Monitoring .
  • Go to Monitoring tab -> “Add Monitoring “ and Enter the Name for monitoring and its Description in their respective fields.

Step [4] : Go to “General Tab “ , configure alert settings as below,

  • Choose desired action from “ the trigger an alert if “ drop down
    • Any of the conditions are met - when any of the condition that you have mentioned is met
    • All of the conditions are met - when all of the conditions that you have mentioned are met
  • Apply the custom alert created for the monitoring using “Use Alert Setting. Example : File size.
  • The remedy action for the triggered alert can be set by technician by either opting to "Take no action" or choose run below procedure for fix using 'Auto remediation alert'.
    • Take no action - No remedy action are defined for the triggered alert .
    • Run Below Procedure - Assign procedure as a remedy for the triggered alert by entering the name in the respective field.Example : Clean Up Downloads folder in all User Accounts .

Step [5] : After configuring General tab ,Go to “Condition Tab “ .To add condition for monitoring the file size in devices follow below steps,

  • Click " Add Condition " and select File size .
  • Enter file path. Example : C:/Users/Root/Downloads/instalwin.log
  • Set the conditions
    • Less than - Alert triggers when the file size is less than mentioned value .
    • Equal to - Alert triggers when the file size is equal to the mentioned value.
    • Greater than - Alert triggers when the file size is greater than the mentioned value
  • Value - The Maximum or minimum value of file size can be entered . Example : 55 KB / 55 MB / 55GB

Step [6] : Click ‘Create’ and the monitoring parameters will be listed.

Step [7] : Click ‘Save’ to apply changes.

Step [8]: Go to Devices -> Device List .

Step [9]: Select a Device . Go to Manage Profiles -> Add profiles -> select a profile name and save .