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.
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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!
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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