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Does PRTG v7.2 allow EXE/Powershell custom sensors to produce delta values from counters?



I wrote some Powershell sensors to monitor DB2, and I didn't see any way to specify a delta sensor type. Many of the values I'm capturing are ever-increasing numbers (rows read, statements executed, etc), and I am trying to capture and graph the delta values like I've done in other tools such as RRDTool. It looked to me like PRTG v7.2 only allows SNMP custom sensors to process delta values from counters. Did I miss something? If I'm correct that EXE sensors can't process delta values in that manner, which version of PRTG offers that capability?

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Created on Mar 23, 2011 10:08:56 PM

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I'm afraid the same still applies for PRTG 8. You would have to save the last value in a file or similar and simply calculate the delta-value in the script, and then return this delta to PRTG.

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Created on Mar 24, 2011 2:04:25 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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