Remote Monitoring & Management Help

File System Space Check

Generate an Alert where the available free space on the file system at the selected mount points drops below the specified threshold figure, percentage or absolute value (Bytes, Mbytes, Gbytes).

Dashboard Check configuration

Add

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Click Add Check
  4. Choose Add 247 > File System Space Check
  5. Select the Disk from the drop-down and enter the Threshold value and unit of measurement: Bytes, MBytes, Gbytes or Percent

  6. To run an Automated Task when the Check fails choose Assign a Task after creating the Check
  7. OK to save and apply
  8. Click OK to save and apply

Edit

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target File System Space Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Edit Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Configure the settings
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Delete

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target File System Space Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Delete Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Enter the password you have logged into the Dashboard under to confirm removal
  7. Click OK to delete

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File System Space Check configuration examples:

Alert Threshold: 25%

An Alert is generated and a failure displayed on the Dashboard when the free space remaining falls below 25%

Alert Threshold: 5GB

An Alert is generated and a failure displayed on the Dashboard when the free space remaining falls below 5GB

Dashboard

Once uploaded to the Dashboard the More Information column containing the Total and Free space values reported by the Check, whilst clicking on this link opens the More Information... dialog.

This dialog includes the overall file system Capacity, the Used space and Free space values along with a graphical representation of this information; the Space percentage is displayed when hovering over the Free space or Used space portion of the graph.

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