MPLS Traffic Engineering Load-sharing with thresholds?

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Sep 8th, 2008

Is there a way to configure MPLS TE to transfer traffic from one TE tunnel over to a 2nd or 3rd TE tunnel, after a certain threshold has been reached?

For example, if TE tunnel #1 reaches a 75% of its capacity, can any additional traffic be shifted over to an alternate TE route?

I have this problem too.
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slandreth Mon, 09/08/2008 - 18:43

Given that the load sharing is per destination, I was curious if there was a way to offload traffic onto other, less utilized links without changing the cef/load balancing configuration. We have a lot of single-server to single-server backups that take place, and those backups tend to follow a single path. My thinking is that there would be a way to 'share' that load with other links.

I've read up on auto-bw but haven't given it much of a go just yet, though I think it might help.


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