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File System Monitor

 

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Version: 1.0.2

Added: 30.07.13

Updated: 11.09.15

Category: Administration

Tags: extensions, aqb soft, dolphin 7.1, files, file system, monitoring, malicious, directories, folders

Demo: http://dolphin71.aqbsoft.com  username - aqbtest,password - xxxxx

Support Forum: http://www.boonex.com/forums/#topic/File-System-Monitor-from-AntonLV.htm

License: IMPORTANT: This is a commercial product made by AQB Soft. It cannot be modified for see more other than personal usage. The "personal usage" means the product can be installed and set up for ONE domain name ONLY. To be able to use this product for another domain names you have to order another copy of this product (license). This product cannot be redistributed for free or a fee without written permission from AQB Soft.

Technical Checklist...

 
This module allows all site admins to monitor file system changes. It monitors all files and folders and it can determine which ones were changed/added/deleted. If a file was modified then it is able to report last modification date thus giving a hint who might be responsible for that particular modification. Such information can help a lot when:
  1. You have given access to an untrusted person. With File System Monitor you'll be able to see what files and folders that person changed/added/deleted. This will allow you to monitor his actions in some ways.

  2. You might have asked someone to fix or customize something or even create a module. With File System Monitor you'll be able to see which files were changed/added by this person. And if you have a backup of those files then you could determine what exactly was changed in those files by using your favorite text editor software to compare files.

  3. You have installed a new module. With File System Monitor you can check whether that module didn't affected any other files during installation process.

  4. Your site was infected with some malicious code. In that case, you will be able to view files which were infected and restore them from a backup or repair them. Without having this kind of information, it would be pretty hard to completely wipe out an infection off all files.




And finally, it can be very useful just to keep an eye over the files and folders of your site to be sure that no one or anything is altering it. So, if something suddenly becomes broken then you will always be able to determine the location of the problem by narrowing down the search of it to a certain list of files.
Our module includes the following functional features:
  1. Ability to set up a period between filesystem scans (default is once a day)

  2. Ability to exclude certain folders, file names and extensions from monitoring. This is useful for example to exclude all photo files which are being added quite often.

  3. A notification email with a status report each time a scan is complete. Optionally, it could be sent even if no changes were applied so that you will always know that the File System Monitor is doing its job.



See also Dolphin Versioning System which could help you to track all files changes compared to stock Dolphin versions or your Dolphin snapshots made at any time.
 
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sbg101
Easy to install and easy to use. With the color coding, you have at a glance an overview of changes made, then can get the specifics on each file; including the file path, text description of the status (new, changed, or deleted), the old and/or new file size, and the date the change occurred. Very helpful admin tool!
AntonLV
Thank you very much for your feedback!
pplaut
I love this module!! A single glance tells me what has changed! Easy to install, easy to use....
BoucheTalk
Fantastic mod! First class....
I recommend this mod to all..
- quick and easy to install, great functionality.
AntonLV
Thanks. We greatly appreciate your opinion!
planetseeder
Great module, installed it to day on www.planetseeder.com. Works as told here. Easy error free install. Anton also helped me out solving problems that is not related to his module so thanks for great support and good friendly emails. I will buy more modules soon or when I figure out what is missing from my page.
 
 
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