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Power channel in VMware Host Performance (SOAP) sensor is shown incorrectly in UI



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The channel is wrongly configured as watt unit does not exist (See: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_sensors#advanced_elements)



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PS C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\Sensor System> .\VMWareSensor.exe -type=host -p="$env:ppp" -s='<IP> -u=root -o=ha-host -debug <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <prtg> <result> <channel>CPU usage</channel> <unit>CPU</unit> <float>1</float> <value>4.59</value> </result> <result> <channel>Disk read</channel> <unit>SpeedDisk</unit> <VolumeSize>MegaBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>5120</value> </result> <result> <channel>CPU ready (Percent)</channel> <unit>Percent</unit> <float>1</float> <value>0.28</value> </result> <result> <channel>Disk write</channel> <unit>SpeedDisk</unit> <VolumeSize>MegaBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>124928</value> </result> <result> <channel>Datastore total ReadLatency</channel> <unit>TimeResponse</unit> <float>1</float> <value>0</value> </result> <result> <channel>Network received</channel> <unit>SpeedNet</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>3072</value> </result> <result> <channel>disk.deviceLatency</channel> <unit>TimeResponse</unit> <float>1</float> <value>0</value> </result> <result> <channel>Network usage</channel> <unit>SpeedNet</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>7168</value> </result> <result> <channel>Memory consumed (Percent)</channel> <unit>Percent</unit> <float>1</float> <value>43.86</value> </result> <result> <channel>Memory consumed</channel> <unit>BytesMemory</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloByte</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>15031189504</value> </result> <result> <channel>Network transmitted</channel> <unit>SpeedNet</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>3072</value> </result> <result> <channel>disk.kernelLatency</channel> <unit>TimeResponse</unit> <float>1</float> <value>0</value> </result> <result> <channel>Disk usage</channel> <unit>SpeedDisk</unit> <VolumeSize>MegaBit</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>130048</value> </result> <result> <channel>Power</channel> <unit>watt</unit> <float>0</float> <value>0</value> </result> <result> <channel>Memory swap used</channel> <unit>BytesMemory</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloByte</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>0</value> </result> <result> <channel>Memory active</channel> <unit>BytesMemory</unit> <VolumeSize>KiloByte</VolumeSize> <float>0</float> <value>7435624448</value> </result> <result> <channel>Datastore total WriteLatency</channel> <unit>TimeResponse</unit> <float>1</float> <value>0</value> </result> <text> Warning: DebugMode enabled! Log-files can be found at 'C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\Sensor System'; Original message was: OK </text> <warning>1</warning> </prtg>

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Created on Oct 28, 2021 10:24:47 AM by  Jakub Čábera (3) 1

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Hello Jakub,

Thanks for sharing your findings! I'll create a development case for this.

Kind regards,
Felix Saure, Tech Support Team

Created on Nov 1, 2021 9:25:34 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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