Questions tagged [qos]

For questions about Quality Of Service (QoS); all aspects of providing differential service to packets based on TOS, DSCP, or other information.

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Implementing Cisco QoS model to end users

I have implemented the 4-Class QoS Model as described in this earlier post from 2013. This Core configuration is implemented on a Cisco VSS 6509-E setup running software version: Cisco IOS Software, ...
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How are Weighted Fair Queuing and Weighted Random Early Detection related?

I'm trying to understand how QoS systems work and I'm not sure how exactly would WFQ and WRED interact. At first, I thought that WFQ is a queuing mechanism and that WRED is a congestion avoidance ...
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Juniper destination based CoS

I'm trying to do destination based CoS on Juniper MX basing on destination ASN. I've tried config below. set policy-options as-path BGP-PATH-TO-MARK-COS "65512 .* set policy-options policy-statement ...
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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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What is the 5 level QoS model (through config example)?

I have heard people stating that their network "operates a 5 level (or layer) QoS model" Sometimes they also mention a 7 level QoS model. Can anyone provide me with a Cisco IOS config example of ...
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Basic Catalyst 3560 Egress Shaping

We have a service provider (and we can't change providers) who is giving us a "metro ethernet" style connection between two of our locations. On each end, we plug into an ethernet port on a provider's ...
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What is benefit of using CBWFQ with fair-queue statement

I mostly seeing configuration of QoS queues based on CBWFQ, witch is tripped off by shaping map. Something like below example. policy-map test class test bandwidth remaining percent 20 random-...
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QoS or more bandwidth?

Being in SP field I sometimes hear folks say "we do not need QoS, just let's make sure we have enough bandwidth". This has always been bothering me, because currently we have a network without any QoS ...
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DSCP trust boundary

I have performed some analysis and noticed that traffic coming in from the Internet contains a myriad of DSCP values. This traffic competes for voice and video resources on the internal network. How ...
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ISP edge router configuration

I need to configure Cisco 2901 router to route between interconnect block and usable ip block. Circuit is fiber 30Mb/s I got this info from ISP provider: IP space: Interconnect block - 50.204.xxx.80/...