why has this been changed? - we will probably never find out. But out of so many nice features that got removed or redesigned over the years, this one is quite insignificant
Why is fortigate resetting this information now? - design change? Optimization? Not everyone needs these statistics after disable/enabling the policy.
Is this the same in later firmwares? - yes.
- Toss a 'Like' to your fixxer, oh Valley of Plenty! and chose the solution, too00oo -