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Ping sensor with millisecond precision



How can i make Ping sensor with millisecond precision?

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Created on Jul 11, 2013 8:41:13 AM

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Seeing Ping sensors already show data in milliseconds, could you please specify what you mean?

Created on Jul 11, 2013 1:05:11 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



Sorry, with "microsecond" precision (for example 0.248 ms)

Created on Jul 11, 2013 2:53:29 PM



We use the Windows API call IcmpSendEcho2 which returns the timing in ms precision. Microsecond precision is much more complicated and getting accurate timings on a system with a high load (like a lot of PRTG systems) would be nearly impossible.

For microsecond timing you would need to use specialized tools, sorry.

Created on Jul 12, 2013 9:36:42 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



You can use hrPing or other similar third party applications to do that.



Created on Jul 14, 2014 2:59:44 PM

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