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Re: Traffic Shapping

  • From: Neil J. McRae
  • Date: Fri Apr 24 15:22:04 1998

On Fri, 24 Apr 1998 11:24:29 -0500 
 Jeremy Porter <jerry@freeside.fc.net> wrote:

FWIW, the Ascend GRF-400 traffic shapes very well.  

> 
> Sure we do it all the time.  There are CPU limitations on the
> amount of total traffic that can be pushed through a router that
> is traffic shaping.  I'm assuming because all the shaped traffic is
> process switched.  Also you will probably want to dedicate a router
> to it.
> 
> Typically these are only useful near the customer connection, as
> you can really only shape outbound packets.  (unless you
> traffic shape at your boarders, and have a "large" network, you've
> already paid for the traffic by the time you discard it.)
> 
> In message <072601bd6f12$b4f15050$3b8d2dc7@hermosa.frontier.net>, "Natambu Ob
le
> ton" writes:
> >Has anyone here successfully implement the traffic shaping option on a Cisco
> >router?
> >--
> >Natambu Obleton - Network Administrator - Frontier Internet Inc.
> >970 385 4177 - fax: 970 385 6745 - http://www.frontier.net
> >777 Main St. - Suite #201 - Durango - Colorado - 81301 - USA
> >
> >
> 
> ---
> Jeremy Porter, Freeside Communications, Inc.      jerry@fc.net
> PO BOX 80315 Austin, Tx 78708  | 512-458-9810
> http://www.fc.net





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