Stats

Some of the data which is collected is summarised in text form:

Basic stats

Stats page


This tab displays the basic stats in a form which can be easily copied to a forum message. To do this, press the "Copy to clipboard" button. Then paste it into a forum message between [code] and [/code] tags to retain the tidy formatting. You can also press the Maroon camera icon button save the text to a file in the snapshots folder.

The button "Reset resync count" resets the number of resyncs to zero and changes the "since..." time to the present time.

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Error averages

Average error values

This page displays average error rates over a 24 hour period. When DSLstats is first run, the total errors will be recorded together with the current time, and this forms the base of the data which the program will collect over the coming days. Initially there will only be a single incomplete 24 hour period, but after 24 hours this first period will be complete and a new recording period will start. From this time on, you will be able to change the value in the "days ago" box to view the averages for different 24 hour periods. The starting time for the period currently being displayed is shown above the table.

If you check the option "Router uptime averages", the display changes to show the overall averages from the modem/router since it was last rebooted. When in this mode, the button "Reset values" (see below) is disabled.

For convenience, the table can be copied to the clipboard by pressing the button Clipboard icon "Copy to clipboard". You can also press the Maroon camera icon "Save text" button, which will save the accumulated data as a text file called "errorsN.txt" in the snapshot directory (where N is a number which is incremented after each save).

If some event such as a router power down causes the router error totals to be reset to zero, the accumulated error data will be saved as above. The current error data will then be discarded and a new session will be started from the beginning. You can also force this to happen by pressing "Reset values".

When DSLstats is closed down, the error data is saved in a file called "errors.dat", and this is reloaded when you restart the program, so the accumulated data is carried over.

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Status bar stats

On the status bar at the bottom some stats are displayed for quick reference. The system uptime is the length of time since the router was last rebooted. The second uptime value may say "AS uptime" or "DSL uptime", depending on the router. The "AS uptime" is the available seconds value as reported by the router - this can have a different meaning, depending on the particular router and its CLI version. In some routers, the AS uptime is the uptime of the current DSL connection (the time since the last re-sync), but in other cases it may be the time since the first sync after rebooting. The DSL uptime is the time since the last resync, and this will only be shown if the router CLI includes it in the reported stats.

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