Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

Non-root to non-root traffic

We are looking to connecting 3 networks together using BR350 bridges in the following configuration.

Network A (root) -- Network B (non-root) -- Network C (non-root)

During testing we see good throughput from A<->B and A<->C but it is cut in half for B<->C. The wireless sniffer shows the B<->C traffic is being repeated by the root bride. Since traffic is interchanged between all networks somewhat evenly, this is an undesirable condition.

Is there a configuration or parameter on the bridges to overcome this repeating of the B<->C traffic?

Brian

1 REPLY
Cisco Employee

Re: Non-root to non-root traffic

Hi Brian,

This is normal behaviour.

Think of it like a HUB and spoke network everything must go through the HUB before it can go back out to a remote site.

The only way to prevent this behaviour is to have a point to point network to all sites ie.

A <---> B

A <---> C

C <---> B

Each being a pair of bridges as a root and non root

112
Views
0
Helpful
1
Replies
CreatePlease to create content