Citrix ADC UDP Counters

This article contains information about the newnslog User Datagram Protocol (UDP) counters and its brief description.

Using the Counters

Log on to the ADC using an SSH client, change to SHELL, navigate to the /var/nslog directory, and then use the ‘nsconmsg’ command to see comprehensive statistics using the different counters available. For the detailed procedure refer to Citrix Blog – NetScaler ‘Counters’ Grab-Bag!.

The newnslog UDP Counters

The following table lists the newnslog UDP counters with a simple description of the counter.

newnslog Counter

Description

udp_err_unknown_services

UDP packets received (but dropped) on a NetScaler port number that is not assigned to any service.

udp_err_threshold

Number of times the UDP rate threshold is exceeded. If this counter continuously increases, first ensure that the UDP packets received are genuine. If they are, then increase the current rate threshold.

udp_err_badchecksums

Packets received with a UDP checksum error

udp_tot_rxpkts

UDP packets received

udp_tot_rxbytes

Bytes of UDP data received

udp_tot_txpkts

UDP packets transmitted

udp_tot_txbytes

Bytes of UDP data transmitted

udp_cur_ratethreshold

Limit for UDP packets handled every 10 milliseconds. Default value, 0, applies no limit. This is a configurable value using the set rateControl command.

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