This has been a very informative article... I am trying to set up alerts to notify me when the database file growth goes above 80 . ( same for the log file)... the issue i am having is simple and I assume lots of people come to about this same situation.
in my server some databases are set up as restricted growth and some as unlimited growth ( grow till the size of the volume is reached).
now if lets say i have a database growth set unlimited and the initial data file size is 20 gb.... when the file reached 16gb it raises the alert but the volume still has 100 gb free space left.. so the alert becomes a false flag.
i want only to be notified when the database reached 80% threshold and volume has no space left. Can this be done?
if not this way ...any other way comes in to the mind please let me know.