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File Watcher

Published and supported by HW-Plugin-Dev


New Relic Plugin for Monitoring File System


This plugin will query the existence of file(s) on a file system.


  1. .Net 4.5


  "agents": [
      "name": "A File",
      "path": "C:\\Path\\To\\A\\File.txt"
      "name": "Another File",
      "path": "C:\\Path\\To\\Another\\File.txt"

Configuration Elements

    name: "{String}"
  • Represents the name of the file watcher agent being deployed
    "path": "{String}:
  • Absolute path to the file being watched.


  1. Download release and unzip on machine to handle monitoring.
  2. Edit Config Files rename newrelic.template.json to newrelic.json Rename plugin.template.json to plugin.json Update settings in both config files for your environment
  3. Run plugin.exe from Command line

Use NPI to install the plugin to register as a service

  1. Run Command as admin: npi install org.healthwise.newrelic.filewatcher
  2. Follow on screen prompts

The File Watcher plugin extends the power of New Relic's monitoring capabilities.

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