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Age and Size of File (mk_filestats)

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Windows, Linux, FREEBSD, MACOSX, Solaris, AIX

This check monitors the size and age of a single file in the target host's filesystem. If the globbing pattern matches multiple files, one service per matching file is created. You can set lower and upper limits on the age and filesize.

The required python plugin mk_filestats is configured via filestats.cfg located in the $MK_CONFDIR (usually /etc/check_mk/filestats.cfg). To add single file(s) to the check, add one configuration section to the file. The subcheck is triggered, if output: is set to single_file.

For an extensive documentation of the available options, please refer to "mk_filestats.py --help".


The matched file.


One service is created for each matched file.