Questions tagged [policing]

For questions about policing in a computer network, where policing is limiting the bitrate of a connection and if it exceeds its capacity the traffic is dropped. For instance, you are setting up Quality of Service in your network and need help with policing.

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why token bucket algorithm is better than leak bucket algorithm?

I am trying to clear up concept here. This is regarding shaper using Token bucket algorithm. Let’s assume that the bucket depth is 1500 bytes. And assume that the data rate is 2Bps (very slow one). ...
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Policing vs Shaping implementation difference on hardware/PFE?

In general, both are implemented through token bucket algorithm. I am wondering how they are really implemented on hardware, i.e. ASIC or NPU chips. Based on an online article I found from Cisco, ...
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HTTPS QOS and policing

In our office, everything runs on HTTPS. We have softphones and web-based clients which are high priority. We also have Google search, maps and other low priority websites that should work on best-...
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I'm unable to see packet drops after configuration of QoS policy

I aim to send iperf traffic from Endpoint1(Client) to Endpoint2 (Server) with the following SR path = {R1, R2, R3, R4, R3, R2, R1, R2, and R3}. First of all, the traffic generated by iperf from ...
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What is the difference between Custom Queuing and Weighted Fair Queuing?

I understand that both mechanisms send traffic in a round-robin fashion, and the traffic is sent proportionally to their weight based on the ToS of the traffic. However, I don't understand the ...