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Re: 3 Mb question

  • From: Richard J. Sears
  • Date: Wed Oct 13 20:40:30 2004

Hi Gerald - 

If you search the list for ip load-sharing per-packet you will see how
we manage all of our multi-customer T1s.

Never had any long term luck with MLPPP.


On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 17:47:18 -0400 (EDT)
Gerald <gcoon@inch.com> wrote:

> 
> I've got what seems to me like an innocuous question for this list...
> 
> Someone is requesting access to about 3 mb of traffic up/dn. I figure 2
> T1s will give them the 3 Mb I need, but I'm looking for suggestions on
> either efficiently combining those 2 to get the most bandwidth for their
> buck or else I have to look at getting them a ds3 and scaling back to
> what they need.
> 
> Is there an good low end suggestion for making effective use of 2 T1s to
> give 3 Mb of bandwidth? In practice, I've seen 2 T1s load balanced with
> CEF not do very well at giving a full 3 Mb. (This was without turning on
> per-packet CEF)
> 
> I'm not personally experienced with MLPPP or mux hardware if that helps,
> but I could get it set up if that's the consensus as the best option.
> The NRC of something that would effectively couple the 2 T1s would
> easily beat the MRC of a DS3 which I think might be overkill for just 3
> Mb.
> 
> Thanks for suggestions and tips.
> 
> Gerald


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