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Re: "Packet Shapers"
On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Lincoln Dale wrote: > > (nb, yes, cisco do have WCCP - however, with it effectively being a > proprietary protocol, and whilst some of the functionality is possible in > policy-based-routing, you lose out big time when your cache isn't functioning > and the router is still (blindly) feeding it all the http-flows). > If a Cache Engine goes down - the remainder of the farm will redistribute the load - if the farm is unresponsive the core router will stop redirecting port 80 until such a time as it can start communicating with a cache speaking WCCP once again. -- I am nothing if not net-Q! - [email protected]