WIKI: How to Monitor Folder size in Devices ?

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

Step [1]: To set Monitoring, Go to ITSM → Configuration Templates ->Profiles.

Step [2] : choose a profile of you device and if the profile does not exists create 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 : Folder 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 folder size in devices follow below steps,

  • Click " Add Condition " and select Folder size .
  • Enter file path. Example : C:/Users/Root/Downloads
  • Set the conditions
    • Either Less than - Alert triggers when the file size is less than mentioned value.(or)
    • Equal to - Alert triggers when the file size is equal to the mentioned value.(or)
    • 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 in any of the terms such as KB/MB/GB . Example : 1000 MB

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

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

Step [8]: Goto Devices -> Device List .

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

Select a profile name and save .