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Divide a sensor value




I have a sensor which is giving a time value in seconds (absolute signed integer).

I would like to display this in a Graph in minutes (simply divide by 60).

How can I do this?

I read about this Sensor Factory but I I dont understand anything. Maybe my IQ is too low for this rocket science.

Is there a simple example?

Thank you

prtg sensor snmp

Created on Jun 26, 2018 8:15:52 AM

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Hello there,

Thanks for your inquiry, we appreciate your contact regarding this matter!

I would recommend another solution here. A lot of Sensors have a "divide" option already implemented. To use this, please switch to the sensor overview and open the specific channel settings by clicking on the corresponding gauge. On the top you can set the "Scaling Multiplication" and "Scaling Division".

If this is not available you can still work with the factory sensor. Please use the following formula in the "Channel Definition" section:

#<ID for this channel>:<Name of this channel> 

An example:

#1:Test Channel

You can also get some more information about the factory Sensor in this link.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Jun 26, 2018 1:07:37 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]



Hello Birk,

thanks a lot for the information.

The first solution is working fine.

I overlooked that the multiplication / division is available in the "Overview" and not in "Edit -> Settings".

Best regards Thomas

Created on Jun 27, 2018 5:26:20 AM

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