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Convert / Calculate RAW Value Traffic



I searched the internet en KB heren on Paessler, but I can't find the answer.

For example:

<value channel="Traffic In (speed)" channelid="0">5,267 Mbit/s</value>
<value_raw channel="Traffic In (speed)" channelid="0">658341809.1617</value_raw>
<value channel="Traffic Out (volume)" channelid="1">2,561 MByte</value>
<value_raw channel="Traffic Out (volume)" channelid="1">2685767498.3596</value_raw>

There are RAW values, in what format is the raw value? Tried serveral things to recalculate to Kbyte/s for example. But the result of that makes no sense :)



api convert raw-data

Created on Oct 15, 2018 1:19:25 PM

Last change on Oct 16, 2018 12:47:01 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Hello marvinh, we appreciate your contact.

Since the SNMP Counters used by the SNMP Traffic Sensor are in bytes, that's the unit chosen by us to store the data in.

If you take this value for example:

<value_raw channel="Traffic Out (volume)" channelid="1">2685767498.3596</value_raw>

You can do the following to get a value in Megabytes:


The result of the above is 2561.34 (MB), which matches the channelid="1">2,561 MByte</value> non-raw value.

Please let me know if the above answers your question.

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Oct 16, 2018 12:51:15 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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