Perhaps space is exceeding 70% for a short period of time while backups or other file operations occur? Try adding "for 5 cycles" to your check.
On Mar 5, 2011 10:42 AM, "Dennis Raj" <address@hidden
> Hi Support,
> We are using monit for hard disk motioning. We are getting a
> wrong alert regarding the disk space. Actually we put 70% as threshold. But
> monit is sending alert at 64% telling that we are using more that 70%.
> In df -h, the result is
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda1 9.9G 5.7G 3.7G 61% /
> Our configuration is as follows
> check device root with path /dev/sda1
> if space usage > 70% then alert
> Waiting for your reply,
> Thanks and regards,
> Dennis Raj