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CPU usage sensor not showing decimals on total results



I have noticed that most of the CPU sensors only show integer results, even when i check the decimal option under the channel tab. I have set up several to monitor for now and see if the results change at some point to show decimal as well, for the total of CPU usage. Doesnt matter how many decimal places i use on the set up for it, it only shows integers (1.00%, 4.00%, 9.00% etc). I have only seen the results in decimals in some cpu sensors but not in all of them, and the channel is set to show decimals "automatic". Is there any way i can set up all of them to show results with decimals?

Thanks in advance.

cpu-load decimal-places integer results

Created on Apr 19, 2013 2:20:59 PM

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You can use multi-edit to edit the channels of multiple sensors at once. The problem that you may find though is that when windows is reporting CPU load, it does not do so with numbers beyond integers. Multi-Edit

If you want to see what windows is reporting, you could use the SNMP Tester with OID and see what that returns. From the tests that I did, Windows only reports whole numbers for this value, similar to task manager.

Created on Apr 22, 2013 12:09:17 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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