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Re: Traffic Shapping

  • From: Natambu Obleton
  • Date: Mon Apr 27 15:06:29 1998

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Natambu Obleton - Network Administrator - Frontier Internet Inc.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ehab Hadi <ehabh@hotmail.com>
To: no@frontier.net <no@frontier.net>; jerry@freeside.fc.net
<jerry@freeside.fc.net>
Cc: nanog@merit.edu <nanog@merit.edu>
Date: Friday, April 24, 1998 11:03 PM
Subject: Re: Traffic Shapping


>I think traffic shaping is very importent. I agree to the point
>that the new traffic shaping approches tends to shape on near the
>edges, but that would not prevent applying such approches in the
>core especially if its an interprise net.
>The shapping implemintation preferred to be implemented in switch
>because the hardware is simply fast and efficient.
>Jeremy,
>Would you please specify what kind of Cisco platform that you are
>using?
>
>Ehab Hadi
>Northern Telecom.
>Interprise Networking
>Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4H7
>Canada
>
>
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>>To: "Natambu Obleton" <no@frontier.net>
>>cc: nanog@merit.edu
>>Subject: Re: Traffic Shapping
>>In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 23 Apr 1998 17:51:16 MDT."
>>             <072601bd6f12$b4f15050$3b8d2dc7@hermosa.frontier.net>
>>Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 11:24:29 -0500
>>From: Jeremy Porter <jerry@freeside.fc.net>
>>Sender: owner-nanog@merit.edu
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>>
>>Sure we do it all the time.  There are CPU limitations on the
>>amount of total traffic that can be pushed through a router that
>>is traffic shaping.  I'm assuming because all the shaped traffic is
>>process switched.  Also you will probably want to dedicate a router
>>to it.
>>
>>Typically these are only useful near the customer connection, as
>>you can really only shape outbound packets.  (unless you
>>traffic shape at your boarders, and have a "large" network, you've
>>already paid for the traffic by the time you discard it.)
>>
>>In message <072601bd6f12$b4f15050$3b8d2dc7@hermosa.frontier.net>,
>"Natambu Oble
>>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
>>>
>>>
>>
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>>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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