Re: File Monitoring Program

From: Peter Howard (
Date: 12/14/02

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    Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 11:54:41 -0800 (PST)
    From: Peter Howard <>
    To: H C <>,

    Filemon lets you monitor specific folders through its filtering component

    --- H C <> wrote:
    > > Basically, I would like to know if anyone knows of a
    > program
    > > that can monitor file activity, from an .exe down to
    > the .dll
    > > that will show the time/date of activity and the
    > > username/login name of the person attempting to
    > access the
    > > file. If it could be configured to only monitor a
    > certain
    > > drive or even a certain folder that would be great.
    > For all those who recommended FileMon from
    > SysInternals...
    > It's definitely a good suggestion, BUT the OP
    > specifically asked for a couple of things, in
    > particular the username/login of whomever is accessing
    > the file, and the ability to configure the tool to
    > monitor ONLY a particular drive or folder.
    > Filemon will monitor a drive, but if someone knows how
    > to get it to monitor a folder, please post that.
    > Also, if someone knows how to get username info,
    > please post that as well. Otherwise, this tool, as
    > useful as it is, does NOT, in fact, perform the
    > requested functions.
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