atm header compression

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Jul 10th, 2007

Hi all

I'm wondering if header compression is inherited by the subinterfaces for an atm interface as the command of ip tcp header-compression is not availible for the atm subinterface like that of a serial or frame relay interface.

How can i configure this?

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Paolo Bevilacqua Tue, 07/10/2007 - 16:20

There is no standard for header compression over ATM (aal5snap encapsulation), so I guess this is the reason it is not implemented.

However, if you was to run PPP over the ATM, I think you could use most of the header compression choices:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6350/products_command_reference_chapter09186a00804367d4.html#wp1148046

Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!

pokey Tue, 07/10/2007 - 21:52

I was able to configuring header compression on the parent interface, would this be inherited by the subinterface?

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