[CentOS] Reseted net statistics

Sun May 11 15:34:36 UTC 2008
happymaster23 <happymaster23 at gmail.com>

Thank you for answer,

last number of transefered data that I seen was about three or four
gigabytes - this is too low for roll over or not?

I´m not using phpSysInfo for monitoring transfered data and I do not want to
monitor them. I was only surprised how it happened.

2008/5/11 Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 5:56 AM, happymaster23 <happymaster23 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Just before I was experienced this problem I was updating two packages
> with
> > yum (perl-HTML-Parser.i386 3.56-5.el5 and epel-release.noarch 5-3). In
> > /var/log/messages is nothing about it. At the same day someone attemped
> to
> > log in to ssh (attack was about 10 hours long, but its impossible to
> break
> > my server - I´m using private key allowed only from my IP and in
> AllowUsers
> > is only root) so I don´t know, how is this possible.
> Network stats are based on a 32bit number if I recall. When you have
> passed enough traffic, that number will roll over and begin again.
> If you want to monitor traffic, phpsysinfo really isn't the way to do
> it. Use cacti or mrtg to poll the system periodically and record the
> stats. It takes into account network rollover.
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