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Hello,

I’m monitoring the remote desktop connections for determine the maximum users but I have noticed that in the month view the maximum decrease, and in year view it decrease a lot more.

Any idea what can I do to always save the maximum values?

Thanks.

average maximum month values year

Created on Mar 26, 2010 8:08:05 PM by  Ruben Sans (0) 1

Last change on Jun 7, 2010 2:22:58 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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Value Mode

In the current version of PRTG, we offer a new channel setting for sensor channels that show absolute values.

Please enter the channel settings of such sensors. You will find a new section Value Mode with the options:

  • Average
  • Minimum
  • Maximum

For example, in a 5 minutes graph, you can display maximum/minimum values within this time interval instead of the average.

This is a channel specific setting and is available only for channels showing absolute values. It is *not* available for sensors showing difference values, such as traffic sensors!

Note: This is an experimental feature. Based on our experiences we will decide whether to keep it. Send any feedback to [email protected].

Created on Jun 11, 2013 12:15:51 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 13, 2013 8:36:18 AM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]



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I have to solve the same problem! Creating a formular sensor with min/max doesn't work:

#1:Licence-max Max(Channel(2082.0))

...delivers also the maximum average value of the view, not the absolute maximum value in the period.

regards, Ralf

Created on Mar 29, 2010 10:38:32 AM by  Ralf Krüger (0)



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Hello,

I'm afraid the issue simply stems from the fact that the monthly and yearly graphs (in fact all graphs except the 'Live Graphs') are sampled graphs (and tables). This can simply not be changed (nor would it be possible to graph all raw real-time collected values into one graph for one year), and so the maximum and minimum values are averaged as well. However, you could consider using the Historic Data Function to put out non-averaged values for one day, once you determined the day which had the maximum with the yearly/monthly graphs.

Best Regards.

Created on Mar 29, 2010 1:01:40 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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I too am having real problems with this automatic averaging of all my data. I'm only interested in maximums and not averages for many of the metrics I'm monitoring which makes all of the historic data fairly useless afaik. Would I be correct in thinking that historic data is consolidated by re-writing averages to a new database table, discarding the original data? Would it not be possible to allow a change to this consolidation function to specify taking the maximum, minimum, average or percentile calculations instead for a given channel?

Created on May 27, 2010 2:15:06 PM by  Adrian L (46) 1 1



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Hello,

minimum and maximum values would only make sensor for gauge-sensor types, and then it's simply technically not possible in the moment. And changing this, would require huge revisions on PRTGs code, so most likely this will not be changed in the near future.

Best Regards.

Created on Jun 2, 2010 11:20:57 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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you keep answering this issue with a standard response... you can't do it technically. when will your code be able to 'technically' maintain the maximums and not the averages in the historic graphs.. almost ALL of our needs are to find out what the peaks were. we don't really give a rip what the averages are.. they are totally useless to us.

even for traffic monitors over time.. we don't need to see how it averages out (and down) over time looking at month, year, etc. We want to compare today's real values to historic values that also show the peaks.

Right, so we have to pull historic graphs to get the numbers we need.

Poll your customers and I think you would find that this is something useful, and the fact that the historic graphs erode and don't really reflect what has happened.

Please please please consider this alternatives for keeping history. carry forward the peak number rather than averaging a range. that can't be technically impossible to do.

thanks!

Created on Jun 5, 2013 7:20:32 PM by  bhanson (0)



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Value Mode

In the current version of PRTG, we offer a new channel setting for sensor channels that show absolute values.

Please enter the channel settings of such sensors. You will find a new section Value Mode with the options:

  • Average
  • Minimum
  • Maximum

For example, in a 5 minutes graph, you can display maximum/minimum values within this time interval instead of the average.

This is a channel specific setting and is available only for channels showing absolute values. It is *not* available for sensors showing difference values, such as traffic sensors!

Note: This is an experimental feature. Based on our experiences we will decide whether to keep it. Send any feedback to [email protected].

Created on Jun 11, 2013 12:15:51 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 13, 2013 8:36:18 AM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]



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Ich kann die Durchschnittswerte bei den entsprechenden Sensoren auch kaum brauchen. Nett wäre es wenn ich das für alle betroffenen Sensoren oben im Kategoriebaum einstellen könnte. (Falls das nicht schon möglich ist). Weiters würde ich mir eine flexible Digrammanzeige wünschen: Ausschnitt vergrößern verkleinern. Verschieben mit der Maus. Vielleicht auch ein Radio Button ob Average oder Maximum angezeigt wird. Übersichtlicher wäre vielleicht auch eine farbliche Kennzeichnung der Tage oder Wochen. Auch eine direkte Anfang- Ende-Eingabe wäre praktisch (passt sich automatisch in das Fenster ein). und noch vieles mehr um uns die Arbeit zu erleichtern und sich von der Konkurenz abzuheben ;-)

Created on Jun 18, 2013 8:48:59 AM by  Markus Oswald (0) 1



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