How does WAE identify traffic that's already optimized?

Unanswered Question
May 21st, 2009

If there are 3 sites connected in a chain with WAN in between each other:

Site A ---- Site B ---- Site C

Each site has a WAE device. Traffic between A and C is optimized by their WAE, but the traffic goes through B, which also has a WAE.

How does the WAE at site B identify the traffic is already optimzed? Does it try to optimize again or just pass through?

Thanks a lot

Gary

I have this problem too.
0 votes
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 0 (0 ratings)
Loading.
ropethic Fri, 05/22/2009 - 12:39

WAAS uses an auto discovery process to determine the far end WAE. This is done on a connection-by-connection basis. If more than two WAEs are in the path, the intermediary WAEs go into pass through allowing the two OUTER WAEs to manage the connection and optimization.

Actions

This Discussion