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Is there a misprint for "Channel" for the WMI Memory sensor?



The Memory sensor shows a threshold trigger that allows the selection of Channel "Available Memory (Byte)". Should that "(Byte)" read "(MByte)" -assuming the channel monitors MB available, not KB?

channel memory sensor

Created on Jun 28, 2010 7:54:59 PM

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This is no misprint.

For threshold triggers, the values must actually be provided in Bytes. A PRTG user can configure the unit in which the data is shown individually for each sensor (in a sensor's "Channel and Unit" settings). The data underneath is calculated in bytes, so also the threshold trigger value has to be provided in this unit, as shown in the trigger's settings. Don't be confused about the small input field—we know it's a bit tiny.

Created on Jun 29, 2010 2:03:13 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Jun 30, 2010 2:37:46 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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