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Traffic Shaping on FR PVCs

I have a 576K Access at a remote site, with 4 PVCs (CIR's are 3x128K and 1x64K). All the 128K PVCs are shaped so they won't exceed 256K (bc=16000, be=16000). The carrier is saying all PVCs should be permitted to burst to the remote Access speed, ie bc=16000, be=56000. Is this correct? Won't this cause congestion at the remote site when all PVCs are busy?.

The Access speed at other end of these PVCs is 1920K, 1920K, 1280K and 256K.

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Re: Traffic Shaping on FR PVCs

It may be desirable in some situations I supopse....having said that.....

The PVC would not burst above the access rate of your locally connected interface anyway. So if you have a a t1, it will never burst above that of regardless of what the remote AR is. So in general I would say no, it is not correct.

My understanding is that be is normally set to (local access rate, not remote) be = ar - cir

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