The Sentry-go Quick File & Print Monitor allows you to quickly & easily monitor your Windows File & Print server
The heart of the Sentry-go system is the monitoring engine, a multi-threaded component that monitors the configured areas on the local server.
The Sentry-go Quick File & Print Monitor allows you to quickly & easily monitor your Windows File & Print server, including local printers & print queues, changes made to both local and remote files, the contents of those files, directory changes & structure modifications, entries written to local Event Logs.
If any problem is detected, Sentry-go Quick File & Print Monitor can either take automatic action, or alert you before end-users are affected. Using it’s in-built web-based reporting, you also have immediate access to monitored information direct from your web browser.
Here are some key features of “Sentry go Quick File & Print Monitor”:
· Monitor key services
You can monitor key Windows & Print Spooler services running on the local server out of the box. In addition, custom services can also be added, monitored & automatically restarted.
· Check the status of local printers
Print monitoring allows you to check for & be alerted to errors on local printers such as paper jams, out of paper errors, attention required etc.
· Check the status of local print queues
Printer queue monitoring & print monitoring allows you to check for & be alerted to problems associated with a local print queue – e.g. excessively high queue length, print job size (higher than expected no. pages or job size) etc.
· Changes made to files & directories
By monitoring files & monitoring directories, you can be alerted to changes in files, directory structure or the underlying file system. For example, files added, deleted, when files have been updated or not updated, directory/file count, directory/file sizes etc.
· Monitor Server & Print Spooler performance
Out of the box you can monitor the threshold of important Windows & Print Spooler performance counters such as CPU usage, queue lengths, print job errors etc.
· Monitor errors written to the Windows Event Log
Sentry-go allows you to monitor messages written to the Windows Event Logs based on error type, event ID, source or keywords & phrases within the text.
· Monitor messages written to custom log files
In addition to Event Logs, log file monitoring can easily be performed using Sentry-go. Using this, you can also monitor the entries written to text-based log files such as those used for custom applications, based on keywords or phrases within the text.
· Ensure adequate disk space is available
To print, the print spooler needs adequate free disk space. Sentry-go can check this for you, clearing down temporary files automatically if free space becomes limited.
· 10Mb Disk Space Recommended
· TCP/IP networking for integrated web server
· 21 days trial
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