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I want to display the LIVE network usage that goes through my PFSense firewall. Is there a way to display this live? And not have it refresh every 10 seconds.

Kind Regards,

pfsense prtg

Created on Nov 15, 2018 3:39:14 PM

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Hi Sven,

How do you currently monitor the bandwidth? Via SNMP Traffic Sensors? If so, then please note that you don't lose any data as the sensors monitor the traffic in a Delta. PRTG always monitors the bandwidth in deltas, these are not moment shots. As an example how the bandwidth sensors get their data:

Scan 1:
Incoming Traffic Counter: 2048
Outgoing Traffic Counter: 4096

Scan 2 after 300 seconds
Incoming Traffic Counter: 23422
Outgoing Traffic Counter: 45432

Scan 2 - Scan 1 / 300:
Incoming Traffic Speed: 71,25 byte/s
Outgoing Traffic Speed: 137,79 byte/s

No data is lost when you scan an interface every 10 minutes or every 5 seconds as we always request the Counter, not the current speed.

Best regards.

Created on Nov 16, 2018 1:37:33 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]

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