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Using Watches, you can watch for messages, PAL entries, and LIC Logs. Management Central used to have file monitors that provided a similar sort of feature.
This RFE is to request the ability to Watch a file.
The minimum features needed to watch a file are to watch on the file size, watch when the file was last changed, as well as to watch for specific text strings within the file.
The required support is the command interface for a Watch. Ideally, a graphical user interface under Navigator Monitors would also be added.
Watches provide a way to be automatically notified when a specific criteria is hit. The ability to easily watch files can help administrators be more efficient in their duties. They can set up the desired watches and not have to babysit their system.
Developers would find File Watches useful if they are trying to debug applications and need to find a specific string in a log file.
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