[nsp] ip load-sharing per-packet - cef accelerated ?

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Mar 10 17:26:08 EST 2003

On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 02:22:12PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> My understanding is that 'ip load-sharing per-packet' is CEF accelerated, 
> yes?
> Just trying to understand why some providers won't support per-packet CEF.

	A good reason they tend to avoid it is it causes
out of order packets which result in lower end-to-end throughput.

	What you want is a srcIP/dstIP/srcPT/dstPT based balancing
to be perfectly honest.  This will keep the same flows on the same

	- Jared

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