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File Watcher
Free
Current version:1.0
First release publish date:2017-01-25
Last version publish date:2017-01-25
Platform: PHP
Size:1 820 636 bytes (1 MB)
MD5 hash:5bddad6668afa647fe36821c7b1d2fae
Spy your files
The application is designed to monitor changes to files in predefined folders. It can work in Windows (by setting the service) and Linux using crontab service. It can be configured using a configuration file, which directories to monitor, as well as any subdirectories and files should be excluded. Monitoring results can be obtained by mail, look at the site, such as from a smartphone, (page reboots itself after a preset time) or just manually watching log-files.

This is free product. Use it at your own risk.

The author is not liable for any damage resulting from the use of this product.

   
 

About program

The application is designed to monitor changes to files in predefined folders. It can work in Windows (by setting the service) and Linux using crontab service. It can be configured using a configuration file, which directories to monitor, as well as any subdirectories and files should be excluded. Monitoring results can be obtained by mail, look at the site, such as from a smartphone, (page reboots itself after a preset time) or just manually watching log-files.

This is free product. Use it at your own risk.

The author is not liable for any damage resulting from the use of this product.

Potential users

  • programmers
  • web-developers
  • system administrators

Main features

  • Watch files and directories
  • Log changes
  • Send reports by e-mail
  • Publish reports to web-server directory for watching by browser

Possible problems

It is not found.

Install

  • Download the distribution program (zip-archive) from our site http://www.soft4other.com
  • Create a folder for the program
  • Unzip the contents of the archive into created folder
  • Read readme
  • Edit ini file
  • If you are using Windows install service watcher.exe and run it
  • If you are using Linux edit crontab and add call watcher.php

Uninstall

  • If you are using Windows stop service and uninstall watcher.exe
  • If you are using Linux edit crontab and remove line with watcher.php call
ParameterMinimumRecommended
Operating systemWindows XP/Vista/7/8/10 or LinuxWindows XP/Vista/7/8/10 or Linux
Additional softwarePHP 4 or abovePHP 4 or above
License agreement

The "File Watcher" is a freeware product. It means that:

1. Author of "File Watcher" is Alexander Alekseev. Name "Soft4other" is the pseudonym of the author of the program.

2. You can run it for free indefinitely.

3. You can distribute this application alone or together with their applications for free or for money.

4. These software are provided "as-is".

5. No warranty of any kind is expressed or implied.

6. The author will not be liable for data loss, damages, loss of profits or any other kind of loss while using or misusing this software.
 
Any suggestions, feedback and comments are welcome. 

Linux install. Add script to your crontab.

Windows setup: service install and run.

Windows: stop service and uninstall it.

Watcher alarm: new files detected!

Today log

Yesterday log

Version 1.0

  • Running o Windows and Linux
  • Configuring by ini file
  • Log changes to files
  • Monitoring changes by E-mail
  • Monitoring changes by web-page

Why do I need this product?

It allows real-time tracking of changes to files in specific directories and inform in a timely manner. The application can be useful for the rapid detection of hacker attacks, and surgical intervention.

Are there other similar products?

Yes, and a lot. But each has its own distinctive features. This product has its advantages.

Can I send reports via E-mail to multiple recipients?

Yes, you can. See an example of a ini-file.

Why do I need a report on the Web site?

At the time, I was faced with the need to create this application while on the website were was blocked all ports except 80. I could not send the report via e-mail and had to add this capability to monitor file changes.
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Anjella
US
2017-01-27, Respect: neutral
Nice team. I need this for spy my web site directory under Windows.

mr. Karlson
SA
2017-01-26, Respect: positive
Good product!

Bad boy
PL
2017-01-25, Respect: very negative
Why do we need such a program. They and so full!

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RU
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About us
Soft4other - a young Russian company specializing in creating software the widest profile. In the area of our interests:
  • word processing,
  • working with video,
  • working with sound,
  • photo processing,
  • other areas.
Our credo - the creation of high-quality low-cost domestic software for general users.

We sincerely hope that you will find it useful products on our website.


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