[nsp] VLAN Traffic shaping not working on 6500

Pete Templin petelists at templin.org
Wed Feb 4 08:49:05 EST 2004

Could I patch one VLAN to another, and do ingress policing on the 
adjacent two ports to achieve two-way policing?

Tim Stevenson wrote:
> 6500 does not do any *shaping*, it does policing/rate limiting. In other words, we won't "smooth out a bursty flow" by buffering traffic, we basically put a hard cap on usage.
> Both sup1 & sup2 support *ingress* policing only, and you need to make sure you are using the right combination of CLI commands to accomplish this, otherwise it won't work or won't work as expected. There should be some example configs on cisco.com in the support area, or use the config guide (which admittedly can be a bit hard to follow).
> Sup720 supports ingress & egress policing, but do note on egress that it is aggregate policing only and only on a per-routed (L3) interface or per VLAN basis only, *not* on a per-Layer 2 switch port basis.

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