Oracle Linux: How to Clear Statistics on Network Interface?
(Doc ID 2712060.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] [Release OL6 to OL7U8]
There will come a time where system network interface will capture RX errors, RX dropped etc. because of different reasons.
- NIC ring buffers getting full and unable to cope-up with incoming bursts of traffic
- CPU receiving NIC interrupts is very busy and unable to process
- Faulty Network Related Hardware such as Cable, SFP and Switch Port
- Bug in NIC driver
After fixing the main network issue, you will see the old network stats is still there, how to clear/reset counter on network interface?
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