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Custom Decimal places using powershell scripts




I am using <float>1</float> for my channel result data , How can I limit the default decimal places to 2 from the current 18 ? I don't want to edit every sensor channel manually , Is there any other way ?


advanced-xml-sensor decimal-places powershell

Created on Nov 21, 2014 4:50:09 AM

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You use the <DecimalMode> switch for that:



Created on Nov 21, 2014 8:33:34 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]




Yes , I tried to use DecimalMode 2 , However I am still getting 18 decimal places in web ui. Following are my setting in script -


Created on Nov 21, 2014 8:51:53 AM



Ah okay. You can also use the round function in PowerShell: <value>([System.Math]::Round($traffic_in, 2))</value> Then it will have two decimal places by default. Just looked at the API and the DecimalMode only accepts Auto and All, no integers. My bad!

Created on Nov 24, 2014 9:09:27 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Oh I See , But my $traffic_in is integer value (counter64) , I think speedsize=MegaBit is converting the value to decimals , Is there any other way to limit decimals in my case ?

Created on Nov 25, 2014 12:15:54 AM



You could leave the speedsize out and it will use the default unit for speeds that is configured for the device: (([System.Math]::Round($traffic_in, 2))/1024/1024)

Created on Nov 25, 2014 9:08:10 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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