What happens if packet capture on PacketShaper reaches the maximum log size?

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PacketShaper S-Series PacketShaper

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There is a limit on PacketShaper's packet capture maximum log size: 49463296 bytes (about 47MB). 

If the packet capture data reaches the maximum log size, the PacketShaper  will stop writing to the packet capture log file. 

 PacketShaper# packet status

  Packet capture status:  OK
  Packet capture:         Off
  Log file directory:     9.1026/pktlog
  Log file name:          None
  Log file format:        tcpdump
  Maximum log size:       49463296  bytes   <<-----
  Current log size:       0 bytes (0%)
  Packets in current log: 0
  Captured option(s):     None