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Message started by DennisD on Jan 24th, 2012 at 8:20pm

Title: MonitorLocalShare
Post by DennisD on Jan 24th, 2012 at 8:20pm
We were hoping Watchdirectory would be able to help us in spotting deletions of files in a directory.  

This is on Server 2008, and I was able to set up WatchDirectory to show events when I manually deleted files from that directory.

We are trying to track when our software deletes a file, and when I had the MonitorLocalShare task set to detect FILEDEL and DIRDEL, it never picked up anything when our software deleted a file.

I'm curious if there is any way a file can be deleted that WatchDirectory won't detect, as this would make WatchDirectory useless in trying to troubleshoot the issue that our software might be having.

Thanks

Title: Re: MonitorLocalShare
Post by Gert on Jan 24th, 2012 at 8:31pm
Hello Dennis,

Can you enable debug, run the task, let your software delete a file, stop the task and email me a backup of the task (gert at gdpsoftware dot com).
More info here: http://blog-en.gdpsoftware.com/2010/06/send-task-backup-to-support.html

Gert

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