Any luck monitoring the size of Windows directories?

Ribeiro, Glauber glauber.ribeiro at
Wed Dec 12 18:50:11 CET 2018

This is something that used to work, but I haven't been able to make it work anymore.

I'm running xymon server 4.3.8 (Linux). Windows Powersell client.

I want to flag if the directory d:\tsiback\today becomes too small or too large. 

I have, in analysis.cfg:

DIR "%.*$" red size>5000000 size<50000000 TRACK

Notice I have to use a regexp, because the backslash messes things up.

It's working somewhat, because I see a graph of the directory's size on the server (the "track" is working). But the current data is

558831 D:\tsiback\today

558831 is clearly not larger than 5000000, but the status is still green.

Am I missing anything obvious?



Glauber Ribeiro  -  Experian Automotive
Infrastructure and Information Security
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