[c-nsp] ASR 1001 throughput question

Gabriel jarod125 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 06:10:20 EDT 2016

> Seriously?  so if i have 4 ports then per port 1.2G?
> we have 10G link from ISP so you are saying i need 20G license right,
> 10G in and 10G out
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 6:52 PM, Gabriel <jarod125 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> ASR 1001 and in base price it comes with 2.5G throughput and we have
> >> 10G link coming from ISP and our legit traffic is 1G around majority
> >> time we get DDoS attack around 4 to 5G so i want to use router ACL to
> >> filter traffic so it will drop all packet interface level but real
> >> question is does 2.5G throughput has any effect?  what is 2.5G
> >> throughput here and how it won't fit in my requirement?
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I remember asking Cisco this question a while ago and, if I'm not
> > the license specifies the total amount of traffic allowed to pass
> > the router. So, with a 2.5G license, the ASR is able to take 1.25G in
> > the ISP, for instance) and pass them to the out interface (to the
> > network).

You have 2.5G per device. Assuming what comes in must go out, in+out cannot
add to more than 2.5G. AFAIK, ASR1001 ca only have 2.5G or 5G license.

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