IP SLA- How to Restart or Clear Counters of IP SLA Statistics

Rashmi Bhardwaj | Blog,Config & Troubleshoot,Protocol,Routing & Switching
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Network administrators and Cisco learners while working on “IP SLA” configuration are sometimes required to clear the statistics (clear counter cisco) of “RTR” or “IP SLA”.

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As a first thought that comes to mind, the configuration needs to be removed and then reapplied. A better way is to issue the following command under configuration mode to clear IP SLA statistics –

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R1(config)#ip sla monitor restart 1 >>>>> where “1” is Entry number

or

R1(config)#ip sla restart 1 >>>>> where “1” is Entry number
Below is the IP SLA statistics output before clear counters or restarting –

R1#show ip sla monitor statistics

Round trip time (RTT)   Index 1Latest RTT: 2 milliseconds

Latest operation start time: *00:06:06.695 UTC Sat Dec 19 2017

Latest operation return code: Timeout

Number of successes: 10

Number of failures: 0

Operation time to live: Forever

Below is the IP SLA statistics output after clear counters or restarting –

R1#show ip sla monitor statistics

Round trip time (RTT)   Index 1Latest RTT: 2 milliseconds

Latest operation start time: *00:55:19.695 UTC Sat Dec 19 2017

Latest operation return code: Timeout

Number of successes: 0

Number of failures: 0

Operation time to live: Forever

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