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Transmit/Receive discards on an interface

Can anyone explain , what this interface output actually means????

What does output drops indicate?????

Input queue: 0/200/13108178/666 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 1380862

Queueing strategy: fifo

Output queue: 0/200 (size/max)

30 second input rate 2065000 bits/sec, 906 packets/sec

30 second output rate 7501000 bits/sec, 1157 packets/sec

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Transmit/Receive discards on an interface

Output drops are caused by a congested interface. For example, the traffic rate on the outgoing interface cannot accept all packets that should be sent out.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps133/products_tech_note09186a0080094791.shtml#topic4

Regards,

Leo

Cisco Employee

Re: Transmit/Receive discards on an interface

Hi Pallavi,

Output drops are caused by a congested interface. For example, the traffic rate on the outgoing interface cannot accept all packets that should be sent out.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps133/products_tech_note09186a0080094791.shtml

HTH,

-amit singh

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Re: Transmit/Receive discards on an interface

Thanks for ur replies.

Has anyone experienced the same problem before , if so cud I know what measures were taken to prevent/reduce this.

Else I'll have to implement the queuing techinques.

Many Thanks

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