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uptime of switch shorter than last change


SSA ver 07.71.02.0005 SSA uptime shows 188 days but it also shows ports with a last change of 435 days or 343 days as an example. I thought the last change date would get reset to 0 days when the SSA is reset or rebooted. Therefore you would never see a last change date further out than the uptime date.
thnks in advance
walt

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Hello Walt,

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Before being crunched into readable form (days, hours etc) sysuptime is held in time a tic counter - a 32 bit unsigned integer. Rollover for this value is something like 497 days. A lengthy uptime could result in the scenario you describe.

Regards,
Mike

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