Windows Home Server Client Backup Notifier

Download

Download latest version: WhsClientBackupNotifier.1.0.0.12.zip

Description

WhsClientBackupNotifier allows you to receive email notifications of the current backup state of each client joined to your Windows Home Server. It can be run from a command line, or as a Scheduled Task.

WHS Client Backup Notifier

Example output:

CLIENT1 (192.168.1.22) 
---------------------------------
Last Good Backup: 31/07/2010 2:58:01 p.m.
Last Backup Status: Complete
Current Health Status: Normal

CLIENT2 (192.168.1.23) 
---------------------------------
Last Good Backup: 1/08/2010 4:31:20 a.m.
Last Backup Status: Complete
Current Health Status: Normal

CLIENT3 (192.168.1.24) 
---------------------------------
Last Good Backup: 1/08/2010 6:11:19 a.m.
Last Backup Status: Complete
Current Health Status: Normal
Backup is running

To set up a Scheduled Task, use the Scheduled Task manager in your server's Control Panel, or you can use the WHS Trigger Add-In from Kentdome Technologies (http://www.kentdome.com/whstrigger).

See the included config file for configuration options.

Changes in v1.0.0.12:

  • Added SSL/TLS support (for smtp.gmail.com)
  • Added XML documentation to config file
  • Added conversion from UTC to local time for Last Good Backup
  • Added exit codes for success and failure conditions
  • Improved error handling

Recent posts from the Tentacle Software Blog