ACE throughput Question

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Mar 29th, 2008

i have ace with 5 gig throughput license

that is equal to :

1- how many servers

2- how many context

how to know the correct throughput for my environment , do i need 4 ,8 or 16 gig


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a.sarkar Mon, 03/31/2008 - 03:51

Hello :

Can you please send me the output of

"Show licenses usage " output ? To get more thruput you need to buy license accordinf to

your need .Please read the following link.

The Cisco ACE Module can process application traffic at 4 Gbps up to 16 Gbps in a single module, and 64 Gbps in a single Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switch chassis with Cisco 7600 Series Routers, upgradeable through software licenses or new module additions. This capability is the highest in the market today, easily handling large data files and rich mediThe Cisco ACE Module also supports a sustained rate of up to 345,000 Layer 4 connection setups and teardowns per second, supporting a large, dynamic user base. Detailed performance metrics are available on the Cisco ACE data sheet and can be found online at




Gilles Dufour Tue, 04/01/2008 - 08:31

The number of context by default is 5.

This can be increased with a separate license.

The number of servers is not limited by any license.



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