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I am looking for a monitoring solution to verify that the daily backups were created. Some reasons for backup failures include hardware malfunctions and lack of storage space. If no one is paying attention, problems continue and not addressed. So, I wrote a program in PowerShell to check and verify that we can access all backup files that should have been created. The PowerShell script runs as a Scheduled task. We find that the PowerShell monitoring script works perfectly for backups made to local disk drives. But for cloud backups there are some issues. In other words, we are sometimes also able to check backups made to a Google drive by SyncBack-Pro, but this check has not been as reliable as we would hope. The reliability of the check appears to suffer because we do not have a cloud connector object for PowerShell. We rely on a user login event to make the cloud connection and trigger the Powershell script (after the Google drive is initiated). I was hoping that you might be able to provide a way for PowerShell scripts to access the SyncBack-Pro connector object? Alternatively, would you consider providing a monitoring application that would email a "user friendly" summary report on a daily basis?. The Powershell script I wrote reads an Excel file which contains information that identifies backup files that the SyncBack profiles should produce. Then, the script is able to determine what files should be found each day - and how to validate them. An email is sent is out, with a subject containing SUCCESS or FAILED - so that we know that backups are created each day. It provides a report to help assure that we have backups - or troubleshoot when there is an issue. I will happily share my PowerShell solution with you, and any details you need- if that would help you better understand what I am trying to do. I think that your customers might appreciate having a monitoring capability and I hope you might like the idea as well.