Network management software with high detailed traffic report

Jack Bates jbates at
Tue Nov 23 08:49:59 CST 2010

On 11/22/2010 4:19 PM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> This does vary by platform. 3550 swiches and 7200 routers both seem to
> update the counters about 1/s. Maybe the delayed updates are just a 6500
> thing.

Distributed platforms take longer to update counters by default. The old 
7500 was really fun in how it handled counters between VIP and RSP. I've 
always seen it around 15s, not 30, though. You will also see this on any 
of the virtual chassis switches when referencing any interface that is 
not the current master switch. The 6500 is uniform with all interfaces 
(and roughly looked like 10s update with current code level).


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