And the numbers automatically wrap at 4GB, due to the i386 architecture if
you're using such an arch.  I have no clue if the amd64 arch will keep it
any longer.

And yes, I am topposting.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 5:47 AM, Gunther Mayer <
> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> My server uses up tons of bandwidth every month and I'd like to start
> recording what traffic volumes my different services chew up on a monthly
> basis. My firewall utility of choice is pf and I've recently come across its
> neat "label" facility so that I can do a simple "pfctl -sl" to get the
> latest readings.
> That's all fair and well but I lose all that lovely accounting information
> upon reboot so how do I go about saving this? I've googled quite a bit to
> look for a solution but have found nothing useful so far, just unanswered
> posts in the past.
> From what I can tell so far I'd have to write a custom rc script which
> redirects "pfctl -sl" into some sort of logfile which then may be retrieved
> at a later stage (and added to current counter output). Is there an easier
> way perhaps?
> Gunther
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