I have only begun to work with check_mk, but it seems like the path should
only include directory structure, and not include actual file info. Have
you tried it without specifying *.*?

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 7:45 AM, Kammerer, Nils <n.kamme...@mvb-online.de>
wrote:

> Hi Frank,
>
>
>
> nice documentation.
>
> But i do not get any messages.
>
> I tried "Maximal age of newest file" with a warning older than 1 mins but
> it still shows "ok" with "age_newest is 19 hours".
>
> Then I tried "Maximal file count" warning and critical above 0 but it
> stills shows "ok" with "count is 48".
>
>
>
> In the check_mk.ini I set "path = E:\prod\*.* and my file group pattern is
> "E:\prod\*"
>
>
>
> Any ideas about that?
>
>
>
> Best Regards.
>
> Nils
>
>
>
>
>
> *Von:* FRANK Michael [mailto:michael.fr...@faurecia.com]
> *Gesendet:* Montag, 17. Oktober 2016 14:52
> *An:* Jam Mulch; Kammerer, Nils; 'checkmk-en@lists.mathias-kettner.de'
> *Betreff:* RE: [Check_mk (english)] windows - check if a folder is empty
>
>
>
> Hi Jam,
>
>
>
> That’s what I documented a while ago. Feel free to send me your  comments.
>
> Filesystem Checks
>
> File Count
>
> To monitor the count of files in a directory do the following:
>
> Select “*Parameters for discovered Services*” in “*Host and Service
> Parameters*” then “*File Grouping Patterns*” in “*Storage, File system
> and Files*”. Select the folder from the pull down menu at the bottom and
> then select “*Create Rule in Folder*”. In the pane “*Value*” give the
> Group a meaningful unique name and file the “*Include Pattern*” or even 
> “*Exclude
> Pattern*” field.
> Patterns with * or ? like
>
> d:\spool\*
>
> could be used.
>
> Furthermore, the current time/date in a configurable format may be
> included in the pattern. The syntax is as follows: $DATE:format-spec$,
> where format-spec is a list of time format directives of the unix date
> command. *Example: $DATE:%Y%m%d$* is todays date, e.g. 20140127. A
> pattern of /var/tmp/backups/$DATE:%Y%m%d$.txt would search for .txt files
> with todays date as name in the directory /var/tmp/backups. Select Save at
> the bottom of the page to save the Group.
>
> Select “*Manual Checks*” then “*Size, age and count of file groups*” in
> WATO. Choose a folder from the pull down menu at the bottom of the page and
> select “*Create Rule in Folder*”.
> In the “*Parameters*” pane type the former created Groupname in the field
> “**File Group Name” and select the options of the parameters.
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* checkmk-en-boun...@lists.mathias-kettner.de [
> mailto:checkmk-en-boun...@lists.mathias-kettner.de
> <checkmk-en-boun...@lists.mathias-kettner.de>] *On Behalf Of *Jam Mulch
> *Sent:* Montag, 17. Oktober 2016 14:46
> *To:* Kammerer, Nils; 'checkmk-en@lists.mathias-kettner.de'
> *Subject:* Re: [Check_mk (english)] windows - check if a folder is empty
>
>
>
> https://mathias-kettner.de/checkmk_check_fileinfo.groups.html
>
> On 10/17/2016 8:27 AM, Kammerer, Nils wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
>
>
> is it possible to check if a folder is empty with check_mk?
>
>
>
> Something like, if a folder contains one file there will be a WARN, if it
> contains two files there will be a CRIT message.
>
>
>
> Best Regards Nils
>
>
>
>
>
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