Impact of Scavenger Policing on CPU ???

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Nov 9th, 2007
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Hi Guys,

With so many policers in use in the scavenger class model, does this impact on the switches CPU? For example, if I configure my access layer 6500 system with 500 users to have a policer on every ingress interface, that will be a lot of policers -500!! could the Sup720 CPU get hit?


Likewise with the 4500's and 3750's ???


I understand the Sacvenger class system. However, I have this CPU worry. If it's all handled in hardware then it's OK?

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smahbub Thu, 11/15/2007 - 06:57
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Could you paste me the capture of "show proc cpu" before and after applying the policy?


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