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Does the packet sniffer only show data captured over 1 second every 60 or a total of the past 60 sec



I am trying to figure out if the data shown every minute is just what's captured for that second or is PRTG actually running a packet sniffer to a log file, and PRTG just analyzes it once every 60 seconds and generates the results? I would imagine setting it to anything less than 30 might have an effect on performance since it would be analyzing this file constantly. Please let me know, I really love the product but that's one question I can't seem to get answered.

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Created on Jun 2, 2011 6:57:25 PM

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the Packet Sniffer does not do sampling. So the full 60 seconds are captured.

best regards.

Created on Jun 3, 2011 11:51:32 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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