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

Posted on 2008-11-13
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
For example, I did a show IPTables and got the following output:
[1437:67544] -A INPUT -s -d -j ACCEPT
[30:960] -A INPUT -s -d -j ACCEPT
[2:126] -A INPUT -s -d -j ACCEPT
[0:0] -A INPUT -s -d -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.
Question by:stylosnet

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H_Harry earned 2000 total points
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The numbers you refer to are the Packet Counters and Byte Counters respectivley.
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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