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How can I set a Custom XML Sensor with "Counter" mode ?



I would like to process a XML file. This large file contains 15 variables I want to monitor. I set up a PowerShell script which filters only the 15 variables overs more than 100 and outputs a correct well-formate XML.

Now, the data I get is a integer which is growing. I would like to have a derivative-like ; to know how the value increased since the last check. The problem is that the Custom EXE/XML Sensor do not owns the "Counter" mode as for "Custom EXE Sensor"

How can I do ? Thanks, Regards,

notifications prtg sensor

Created on Jul 22, 2014 9:28:34 AM

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in the XML you return, please add the following tag between the according <result> tags.


This will tell PRTG to handle the value for this particular channel as counter.
Best regards

Created on Jul 23, 2014 11:14:28 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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