ASA 5510 Firewal ACL HITCOUNT

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I have a simple question but I am having a hard time getting an answer. WHen you do show access-list command on the ASA 5510 there is a hit count ....i know how to clear that but I want to knowis there a default timer that will clear the hit count ? Or does the hit count remain till I clear the count? I am trying to clean up some ACLs and for future troubleshooting I would like to know that. I dont want to remove an ACL entry with 0 hitcount and then it is needed.

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Correct Answer by Collin Clark about 7 years 5 months ago

The counters are there until one of two things happen; you clear them manually or you reboot the device. There are no timers to clear the counters. We usually clear the counters, let it run for a month or so then clean it up.

Hope that helps.

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Collin Clark Mon, 07/27/2009 - 11:27

The counters are there until one of two things happen; you clear them manually or you reboot the device. There are no timers to clear the counters. We usually clear the counters, let it run for a month or so then clean it up.

Hope that helps.

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