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Re: How to loadshare over many E1 links

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Sat Sep 19 13:53:59 1998

At 11:56 AM 9/18/98 -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:

On a slightly related matter, does anyone know how to load balance
non-parallel links to a BGP peer?  Thanks, Hank

>In article <19980918095708.B10051@skriver.dk> you write:
>>How would you loadshare over many (>6) parallel E1 links. Currently we
>>do it by connecting them directly to the Cisco's in each end, and do
>>CEF based per-packet loadsharing, it works fine, but support a max of
>>6 E1's ...
>
>	Cisco has a nice white paper on this:
>http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/733/adap/multi/althb_wp.htm
>
>	I think Multilink PPP may be your answer, as it goes
>up to 8 links.  There is a CPU hit though, I've never tried
>Multilink on a high speed interface so I don't know how bad
>it might affect the router.
>
>-- 
>Leo Bicknell - bicknell@dimension.net
>Network Engineer (CCIE #3440) - Dimension Enterprises
>1-703-709-7500, fax, 1-703-709-7699
>
>





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