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Total traffic more than Bandwidth



Hello. I would like to ask a question about accuracy or work principle of traffic sensor. I have WAN connection where bandwidth is 100Mb but in 30 days traffic detail i see for a day for instance 137Mb. In live data also I can see approximate 100-110 Mb total traffic which is more than bandwidth. Is it about accuracy or something work mechanism?

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Created on Mar 19, 2019 7:19:18 AM

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Could you provide me with a screenshot of that? Are we actually talking about the speed or the volume? Volume will indeed be larger, as it reflects the amount of data that passed through the interface. Speed might be as well, if the 100mbit is not capped at 100MBit - see burstable billing (if that's what your ISP does) :)

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Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Mar 19, 2019 11:43:15 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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