RV082 - Is there a way for me to stop the router from resetting the system statistics every 24 hours?

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I would like to collect accumulated statistics over several days, but the router seems to be resetting the counters to zero every 24hours or so.


I cannot find how (if) I can turn that off so the counters keep going.

Correct Answer by Te-Kai Liu about 8 years 2 weeks ago

Alternatively, one can go for a 64-bit counter implmentation so the counter can last much longer before it resets to 0.

Correct Answer by Te-Kai Liu about 8 years 3 weeks ago

The bytes count on the statistics page is a 32-bit counter that rolls back to 0 when the count reaches 2^32 bytes. You might need to take samples of this counter hourly and use a graphing software to take this discontinuity into account.

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Te-Kai Liu Wed, 07/01/2009 - 07:37
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The bytes count on the statistics page is a 32-bit counter that rolls back to 0 when the count reaches 2^32 bytes. You might need to take samples of this counter hourly and use a graphing software to take this discontinuity into account.

Thanks for the explanation.


I'm surprised that this limitation exists on a device that is being marketed as a small business / branch office solution.


I am sure that a log of daily statistics would be useful to most business users to manage their network.


May I respectfully request that in a future release of the microcode, the counters are saved to a time stamped log file before they roll over to zero.

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Te-Kai Liu Fri, 07/03/2009 - 00:41
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Alternatively, one can go for a 64-bit counter implmentation so the counter can last much longer before it resets to 0.

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