Questions tagged [qos]

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How do I configure an ER-X to prioritize certain machines and services? [closed]

I have an ER-X (running v2.0.8) that is load-balancing two 16/1 DSL lines. I also have a lot of kids and Apple devices! I'm constantly getting ping spikes and other symptoms of buffer bloat and lag....
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QoS policy definition - Cisco guidelines vs reality

Currently designing a QoS Policy for a customer (Cat 4500 models), following the business needs, I will work on a 8-class based model definition. Cisco has several guidelines under this perspective, ...
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How to find the client who downloads a big file?

today I found out that somebody in our organization utilized our uplink for 100%. We have Cisco WLC 2500 where I could see in application monitoring that 80% traffic of the last 90 sec was a file ...
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Cisco 3850: Process responsible for Softbuffers

There is a command to increase the SoftMax Buffers on 3850 switches: qos queue-softmax-multiplier 200 This is done in percent which means i am doubling the amount of softmax buffer. Before, the ...
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QoS over IPSec Site-to-Site VPN: Concerns and Questions

(For clarification purposes: Kbps = Kilobits per second for bandwidth, KB/s = Kilobytes per second for file / data transfer stuff. I'm using them separately because XG knows KBps but not Kbps - ...
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How do I set per-IP QoS on my router?

I'd like to limit per-endpoint bandwidth on my network to ~10% of available bandwidth, to avoid a single device from consuming all available bandwidth. But I'm not seeing any way to set up a bucketed ...
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What is the difference between Cisco's QoS models and strategies?

I have been reading about QoS and different strategies. From what I understand, Cisco proposes three different models and three different strategies for QoS. For strategies, you can have a 4-class, ...
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What is the advantage of Supervised Machine Learning over Deep Packet Inspection in Network Traffic Classification?

As per the definition of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), it uses signatures for packet filtering. Supervised Machine Learning can help put a label on a packet which does not get identified by Deep ...
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High Throughput on BGP Multihomed Network

I've One site connected to my server location via BGP over MPLS and at my server location 2 edge routers cater these WAN links, and are further connected to Servers via switches. Now, Is it possible ...
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What is the difference between meters and queues in Openflow?

I'm new to OpenFlow and have just started studying Software Defined Networking. I have found a multiple websites mentioning that queues and meters are complementary to each other, and that they should ...
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HTTPS QOS and policing [closed]

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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Applying DSCP to an interface

I'm trying to apply DSCP (AF41) to an interface eth-trunk (if it matters) - [~HUAWEI] diffserv domain QoS \ creating diffserv domain named QoS [~HUAWEI] dsdomain QoS] ip-dscp-outbound af4 ...
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Cisco qos, service-policy on output interface on 1100 ISR seems ignored

I am trying to configure QoS for a specialty purpose application, and it is the first time I have done QoS. This is on an 1100 ISR with IOS XE 16.09.03. The device is a set of 4 that establish a mesh ...
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Unable to see packet drops on tunnels

I have the following topology set on AWS where there are 4 CSR 1000v Routers deployed and Segment Routing enabled in which the Segment Routing Headend is R1 and the destination is R3. I aim to send ...
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Packet scheduling in LTE/5G core network components

Scheduling algorithms must be used in radio side of these technologies in order to map radio sources to incoming/outgoing data packets and satisfy quality of service requirements such as latency and ...
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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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Cisco Catalyst QoS queuing model

How Cisco Hardware queuing model (like 1p7q4t for Cat6800) are related to traffic classes (class-map) ? How assign the X traffic class to Y hardware queue ? Also, if only 6 classes are configured, ...
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Suggestion for Weights for Weighted Round Robin

I have looked over the book "End-to-End QoS Network Design" by Tim Szigeti et al. and RFC4594. The RFC proposes 14 Service class: I have a switch with simple QoS features. It has 14 egress queues on ...
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STP packets and QoS

Routing protocol packets are IP packets and therfore they could have different DSCP values to have different priorities (which is implemented by QoS policy) during congestion. How about non-IP packets?...
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Network Control Packets and QoS

In RFC 4594, titled as "Configuration Guidelines for DiffServ Service Classes", it is suggested that network control packets should be tagged by DSCP 48 (CS6). Protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS and so ...
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Cisco nexus 9396PX TX output discard on 40G interface without link congestion

We have cisco nexus 9396PX with N9K-M12PQ module (12x40G Interface), We have 8x10G L3 LACP bonded connectivity with our ISP and so far so good no issue at all. but recently we migrated that LACP LAg ...
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Do unmanaged switches honour QoS priorities set by managed switches?

Details about the devices We have a 24 port NETGEAR managed POE switch that has QoS capabilities. We also have the following unmanaged switches, 24 port Cisco POE, 48 port Cisco, 48 port NETGEAR, ...
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Trust dscp command missing on cisco 3850

We have an incoming QoS configuration on our 2960X switches like this: class-map match-any QOS_GL_TRUST match ip dscp 8 16 24 32 46 class-map match-any QOS_GL_CITRIX match access-group name ...
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QoS - Add DSCP EF tag with L2 switches?

Here is the topology that I have: Phone => (access port) L2 Switch (trunk) => Router My goal here is to add an EF tag to the packets coming from my phones. Basically, if a packet comes in being in ...
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Why in DRR (Deficit Round Robin) is the Deficit Counter set to 0 when the list of packets for a flow gets empty?

I'm studying DRR scheduling algorithm (https://www2.cs.duke.edu/courses/cps214/spring09/papers/drr.pdf) but I don't understand why the deficit counter is always reset to 0 when the list of a flow get ...
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C3PL working order

It is very hard to find information on this topic. I would like to know: If traffic has a hit inside a class-map, is it immediately forwarded or does it get checked against all remaining match ...
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Fair-queueing every class within CBWFQ

My question is similar to: What is benefit of using CBWFQ with fair-queue statement Given this policy-map (without class-maps) configuration: policy-map test class DSCP30 bandwidth percent 20 ...
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qos inside vpn, possible or not ? I read yes and no

I am wondering if possible to do QOS (or similar action) inside vpn tunnel to a cloud server. the goal is to reserved bandwith for voip traffic. I read that you can with GRE and other people said, ...
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Cisco QoS SRR Share & Shape impact

I am working on understanding the impact of using shaping and sharing with the SRR scheduler. Given these 2 commands on an interface: switch(config-if)#srr-queue bandwidth share 40 20 30 20 switch(...
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QoS Classification and Drop Rate

Sorry if i sound completely senseless, In CBWFQ, q1) Does WRED only make sense if there is more than 1 dscp marking in a queue ? q2) if traffic_typeA is to be handle with higher priority then ...
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QoS on 2960X does not seem to have an impact

We have some issues with Dect stations that have a very high requirement in regards of delay. Communication between 2 devices should not exceed 500 microseconds (0.5ms). We decided to test some ...
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CISCO Tc Bc and CIR units

Are the units in these formulas correct? Tc (seconds) = Bc (bits) / CIR (bits per second) Tc (milliseconds) = Tc (seconds) * 1000 Bc (bits) = Tc (seconds) * CIR (bits per second) CIR (bits per second)...
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Access and uplinks ports QoS Queuing model

On an access switch, does the uplinks egress QoS Queuing model (multiple traffic classes and bandwidth reservation), should be different than the access ports egress Queuing model ? Is there a sense ...
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what is the difference between OpenFlow queue and 802.1p

I was reading about queues and I came across OpenFlow Queues and IEEE 802.1p I would like to know what are the main differences between them, and how they treat the traffic. In other words how they ...
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Is WRED configured for TCP traffic only?

I am looking out for a practical usage of WRED. After reading/searching I found that it is more suitable for TCP traffic. When the queue is full, all the TCP session at that time will start with slow ...
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How to block youtube url on a cisco router

How can i block youtube on a cisco router? I have already used class map as seen below class-map match-any url-block-class match protocol http host "*youtube*" ! policy-map block-class policy-map ...
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Cisco QoS trust and cos-dscp dscp-cos Mapping behaviors

Regarding our current Cisco QoS implementation, to get a deeper understanding I would have some questions I read this: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/wireless-mobility/voice-over-wireless-...
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QoS color aware and color blindness?

QoS - Color Aware and Color Blind mode. Is color - red, yellow and green is a kind of analogy for violate, exceed and conform traffic rate. If so, whey did they come for the colors here. I mean ...
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QoS for OSPF, VOICE and CRITICAL Traffic

I plan to implement the QoS policy below. The target is to garantee bandwidth to VOICE and CRITICAL traffic. It should be 1/3 for Voice and Video, 1/3 for Business Critical traffic, 1/3 for all the ...
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Cisco ISR - Police & burst

We have a Cisco C2900 ISR here, with the following configured: policy-map XX_4M _IN police rate 4000000 burst 400000 conform-action transmit exceed-action drop The policy-map is applied on an ...
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traffic shaping

I need some clarifying on that issue (little bit rusty on that) Assuming I have some limitation on the BW of 1Mb. What will happen then there is incoming traffic of 1.5Mb for 10 sec - some of the ...
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How color is encoded in the DS field/ToS IPv4 - QoS?

The RFC 2698 says - "The color is coded in the DS field [RFC2474] of the packet in a PHB specific manner". I am trying to understand how color is encoded like in the IPv4 header - in the TOS field ...
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QoS: priority-queue out

I'm trying to understand the priority-queue out command configured on an interface. Based on what I have read, here is what it does : the Priority Queue (Queue 1) on the switch will be emptied before ...
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I limit the port INGRESS but get packet loss

I use the limit speed method to limit the Juniper Switch port EGRESS and INGRESS speed. but after I added the INGRESS filter to my port, there will loss packets on the switch every port. anybody ...
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QOS police vs bandwidth - is this configuration wrong?

I understand bandwidth in QOS is use to guarantee a minimum bandwidth I understand police in QOS is to set a limit to the maximum bandwidth. class test_out police **1608000** 50000 100000 conform-...
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Hierarchical QoS

As I understood, the main difference between H-QoS and QoS is the level of category granularity, in which we could apply different QoS tools and policies. For example in simple QoS, just ...
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DSCP re-marking on Cisco Switch

I've followed the commands in this post: DSCP trust boundary policy-map MARKDOWN class class-default set dscp ef Interface Config: interface gig 0/1 service-policy input MARKDOWN The ...
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Is Cisco SG300-10PP & QoS appropriate to share bandwidth?

We're going to let some empty space in our office building soon. The potential client needs an internet connection for their systems (including VoIP).For ourselves we have a resilient ethernet setup, ...
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Latency in Network [closed]

My company uses trading application where latency is utmost important. I have few ideas but really dont know how to implement. Like I want to know 1) How can I Prioritize applications by 802.1q tag. ...
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Cisco 3850 Output Drops IOS XE Everest Version 16.6.1

We have a MPLS link connected to our 3850 with voice traffic, our interface have 1Gbps and the link is limited to 200Mbps. Our interface shows output drops, and the client device shows overruns. What ...

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