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Refresh rate of 60 seconds: What data is captured during this time span?



Does the refresh rate of 60secs capture all the data (Kbytes and Kbits) during that time OR is it just a "screen shot" at that moment?

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Created on Aug 18, 2010 9:45:37 PM

Last change on Aug 23, 2010 7:36:03 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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this depends on the type of sensor. Delta sensors like SNMP Traffic sensor see "everything" that happened back to the last scan. Packet Sniffer sensors, for example, record the traffic all the time anyway and just analyze it according to the scanning interval set.

Whereas Disk sensors, for example, just check the "as it is now" situation with every scan.

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Created on Aug 19, 2010 2:03:22 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 23, 2010 7:38:14 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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