[c-nsp] MPLS load-balancing on ME-3800X

Waris Sagheer (waris) waris at cisco.com
Thu Jul 21 19:55:52 EDT 2016

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On 6/20/16, 1:24 AM, "cisco-nsp on behalf of James Bensley"
<cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net on behalf of jwbensley at gmail.com> wrote:

>Reviving this old thread...
>On 6 March 2012 at 06:01, Mark Tinka <mtinka at globaltransit.net> wrote:
>> On Monday, March 05, 2012 06:18:27 PM Tassos
>> Chatzithomaoglou wrote:
>>> To correct my first email, i'm looking for ether-channel
>>> load-balancing of MPLS traffic.
>> AFAIK, you don't get any MPLS-based load balancing options
>> for 802.1AX on the ME3600X/3800X as you would on the 6500.
>> However, we do have some ME3600X's running as pure Layer 2
>> core switches in some small PoP's, and they are able to load
>> share MPLS traffic coming from MPLS-speaking/encapsulating
>> routers. Not quite sure how that is happening, but compared
>> to the Juniper EX4200's we had there before that failed
>> completely to do the same, something is happening on the
>> ME3600X's in a good way.
>> Just been too busy to follow-up with Cisco.
>> Maybe Waris can chime in if he sees this.
>> Mark.
>Does anyone know the answer to this?
>In the case of a layer 2 ether-channel how is MPLS labelled traffic
>balanced on an ME3600X/ME3800X and ASR920? I've been search the Cisco
>doc's for the MEs and they aren't very informative.
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