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What kind of mode does a probe operate in ?



In the core log, there are two modes of a probe, burst mode and streaming mode.

What are the meaning of these two modes, and what are the differences?

core-server local-probe probe remote-probe

Created on Sep 24, 2020 3:40:21 AM

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Hi Jonathan,

Under normal circumstances, a Probe is continuously sending the entire buffer data to the Core Server. This behavior is called Streaming Mode.

Burst Mode is an internal protection mechanism to limit the number of messages being sent to the Core Server to avoid overload.


Created on Sep 24, 2020 11:51:30 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

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