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How to get current speeds from bandwith sensor



Is there a possibility to get the current speed from a bandwith sensor by API? I'm able to get the "total bandwith" but not the traffic in / traffic out seperated.

Thanks a lot for the tips / feedback!

api bandwith current-speed

Created on Nov 13, 2016 5:19:44 PM

Last change on Aug 10, 2018 10:17:46 AM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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Dear querex

To get the last values of all channels for a sensor, you can use


Created on Nov 14, 2016 2:48:21 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



Indeed, that's the data I need. Thanks for the support!

Created on Nov 14, 2016 2:56:03 PM

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