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Re: 3 Mb question

  • From: Vicky
  • Date: Wed Oct 13 19:43:26 2004

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...also look into IMA (inverse multiplex atm).


Gerald wrote:
| I've got what seems to me like an innocuous question for this list...
| Someone is requesting access to about 3 mb of traffic up/dn. I figure 2
| T1s will give them the 3 Mb I need, but I'm looking for suggestions on
| either efficiently combining those 2 to get the most bandwidth for their
| buck or else I have to look at getting them a ds3 and scaling back to
| what they need.
| Is there an good low end suggestion for making effective use of 2 T1s to
| give 3 Mb of bandwidth? In practice, I've seen 2 T1s load balanced with
| CEF not do very well at giving a full 3 Mb. (This was without turning on
| per-packet CEF)
| I'm not personally experienced with MLPPP or mux hardware if that helps,
| but I could get it set up if that's the consensus as the best option.
| The NRC of something that would effectively couple the 2 T1s would
| easily beat the MRC of a DS3 which I think might be overkill for just 3
| Mb.
| Thanks for suggestions and tips.
| Gerald
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