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QoS

Hi,

Can someone pls describe,the difference between rate limiting,traffic shaping and traffic policing?

May be you can expalin based on a scenario in which a rate of 48 kbps is applied on a 64 kbps link..?

Also explain the formula in which the burst size is calculated..

What is the significance of burst size..?

Thnaks in advance,

Thomas.

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Purple

Re: QoS

Hi Thomas,

Rate-limiting is the same as policing. The following document explains the difference between policing and shaping quite well:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps1835/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a00800bd8ed.html

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Paresh

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