dialer interface bandwith issues

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Jan 27th, 2009
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Hey Guys,

I have a dialer interface that seems to have defaulted to 56k as it's bandwidth. I'm using this at a branch and the download is 6MB and the upload is 800kbps.

How do I configure the dialer interface to reflect this.

CAONTO-HO#sh int dialer 1

Dialer1 is up, line protocol is up (spoofing)

Hardware is Unknown

Description: outside

Internet address is x.x.x.x/32

MTU 1500 bytes, BW 56 Kbit/sec, DLY 20000 usec,

reliability 255/255, txload 19/255, rxload 219/255

Encapsulation PPP, loopback not set

Keepalive set (10 sec)

DTR is pulsed for 1 seconds on reset

Interface is bound to Vi1

Last input never, output never, output hang never

Last clearing of "show interface" counters 1w0d

Input queue: 0/75/62/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0

Queueing strategy: Class-based queueing

Output queue: 0/1000/0 (size/max total/drops)

5 minute input rate 175000 bits/sec, 25 packets/sec

5 minute output rate 22000 bits/sec, 5 packets/sec

4850732 packets input, 2793566852 bytes

4134178 packets output, 1050736413 bytes



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John Blakley Tue, 01/27/2009 - 09:41
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You can try to put the bandwidth statement on the interface, but that's generally for calculations of other things though.

int dial1

bandwidth 6144




kwillacey Tue, 01/27/2009 - 09:42
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The bandwidth on the interface, specified or default, does not affect the rate at which data is sent.

Your limit is what the ISP gave you, Do you have trouble with your download speed?

Brent Rockburn Tue, 01/27/2009 - 09:46
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No no trouble but what it's affecting is my monitoring system as it's currently stating that my dialer interface is at 300% of it's utilization ... this is understandably affecting my stats.

kwillacey Tue, 01/27/2009 - 09:48
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Oh in that case you can specify the bandwidth on the interface as John did above.


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