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Working with averages is graphs



Hi there,

We use an advanced http push sensor to send dat about our service to prtg.

We want to send a statistic (channel) for the average time it takes to process a request. we send statistical data every minute. So every minute we send the average time it took to process a request. We simply send it as a count on its own channel

Some minutes we process 1000 requests and some other we proces perhaps 10. In the graphs on prtg we can show the last week orso, and then we see weird values for this channel.

This is because prtg adds up the numbers (which is logical when we talk about counts)

But we're talking averages and those should not be added up over time. Now i know there is stuff like bytes/second etc. But way to define custom x over y stats.

What's worse: i can only aggregate averages (meaning: show a graph over 2 days) when we have buth the number of processed requests and the total time it took to process those. meaning: you have to send both x an y as seperate values.

How can i do this?

average graph push

Created on Mar 20, 2020 9:23:31 AM

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Hi there,

In PRTG graphs a certain interval is displayed. These intervals can be changed in "Setup > System Administration > User Interface > Graph Settings". If the interval of the graph is the same as the interval of the Sensor, the results in the graph should be no averages.

Created on Mar 20, 2020 10:07:59 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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