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Calculate difference between two values



Hello, I want to calculate/display the differences between two values. Meaning: 1. I check a sensor and get value 5000 2. the next check returns 5010 -> I want the sensor to show +10. 3. The next check returns 5100 -> I want the sensor to show +90

Is that possible?

check difference sensor value

Created on Jun 23, 2010 9:48:19 AM

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This depends on what type of sensor is being used. Custom SNMP sensors, for example, allow to define the sensor as either Gauge or Delta. Gauge sensors would display the absolute value (i.e. in the example above "5000" or "5010," whears Delta sensors would display the difference over time (i.e. "10" or "90").

Created on Jun 23, 2010 9:53:32 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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