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Ip addresses exclusion filter shows more hits than Raw Data View

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Hi,

 

On a project I have a view with a filter for excluding a range of ip addresses which shows more hits (triggered events) for a specific day than the All Web Site Data view for that day.

How is this possible? Is there any explanation for this? All implemented GA code are double checked and seems to be implemented correctly.

 

Thanks.

Dodi

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Unfortunately Bobby, no I never found a solution for this. I take it the behaviour is a side-effect from the sampling system, but I'm not certain about it

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Filter and all GA configuration and setting only work on future data moving forward.
They don't apply to data that is already in the GA reports.

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I didn't mentioned this: the filters were setup days before the given comparison date.
Could this inaccuracy be present due to Session sampling perhaps? In that case, is there a workaround for it?

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sampling may be the issue.

Can you try with smaller date range and see.

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When I look at specific days the results doesn't seem to be right. Events show a higher hitrate in the filtered view than in the raw data view.
However over longer periods the results seems to make more sense.
The numbers for pageviews looks correct for both single days as for longer periods.
Is this typical behaviour for sampling? Any other ideas what could cause this?

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Did you ever figure out a solution to this? I have the exact same problem, where my unfiltered view is showing less sessions than a filtered view. I put the filters in over a week ago and have the data narrowed down to just the past few days.
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Unfortunately Bobby, no I never found a solution for this. I take it the behaviour is a side-effect from the sampling system, but I'm not certain about it

Ip addresses exclusion filter shows more hits than Raw Data View

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I have the same exact problem, and have not found a solution.