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What do the far left numbers mean when I do a show IPtables on an InReach MRV Console Switch?

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For example, I did a show IPTables and got the following output:
[1437:67544] -A INPUT -s 10.10.10.1 -d 192.168.60.12 -j ACCEPT
[30:960] -A INPUT -s 10.10.10.2 -d 192.168.60.12 -j ACCEPT
[2:126] -A INPUT -s 10.10.10.3 -d 192.168.60.12 -j ACCEPT
[0:0] -A INPUT -s 10.10.10.4 -d 192.168.60.12 -j ACCEPT

I'm assuming the numbers to the left, between [ ] are hit counts but I need to know if one's in and  ones outbound or what, exactly, they mean.  It's a Linux core, so I'm assuming it's pretty standard.
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H_Harry earned 2000 total points
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Hi,
The numbers you refer to are the Packet Counters and Byte Counters respectivley.
So:
[1437:67544]
Has allowed 1437 Packets in that contained 67544 Bytes of data.
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Thanks a bunch--exactly what I needed to know.  Much appreciated!
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