Remote Monitoring & Management Help

File System Space Change Check

This check monitors changes in file system utilization, generating an Alert where the data at the selected mount point has grown by more than X percent in a 24 hour period.

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 DSC Check > File System Space Change Check
  5. Select the Disk from the drop-down and enter the Threshold value

  6. 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 Change 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 Change 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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Dashboard

Once uploaded to the Dashboard the More Information column containing the Total and Free space values along with the percentage Change 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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