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Ping delay in Ping Sensor



How to set Ping delay >100ms?

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Created on Jul 1, 2013 2:18:14 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Setting ping delays over 100 milliseconds is not possible. Sorry.

best regards.

Created on Jul 1, 2013 6:42:48 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Any chance this could be added as a feature request? I'd like to set higher pings (i.e. 4 pings over a 10 second (2500ms delay) or even 60 second period) so I can get a better average. I'm afraid temporary congestion (with total ping groups <1 sec) may cause ping delays or erroneous drops that are not indicative a sensor going down. I've had devices briefly drop into alarm staus due to this and I would prefer to view these issues as a ping quality problem not a device offline problem.

Created on Mar 24, 2014 3:58:04 AM



Sorry, currently there are no plans to change this. Please instead then use more ping packets per scan and longer scanning intervals (for example 100 ping count, and a 5 minute scanning interval).

Created on Mar 24, 2014 9:25:55 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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