samba / remote windows machine / nagios

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Sep 6 06:01:42 PDT 2007

alexus <alexus at> writes:

> does anyone knows how i can monitor for a date file on a remote
> windows machine from my freebsd through samba client i guess, so
> result can be reported to nagios?

I can't think of a way to be automatically notified, so you would need
to check the file periodically.  cron is a good way if you're not
checking too often; otherwise you're better off with a daemon (a
looping script, even).

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