[c-nsp] ASR9k Bundle QoS in 6.0.1

Tom Hill tom at ninjabadger.net
Thu Jun 16 11:27:12 EDT 2016

On 16/06/16 15:50, Robert Williams wrote:
> Also (for us anyway) carrying 'other carriers' between our sites,
> even on IOS-XR with Flow-Aware labels it doesn't balance. Reason is
> that only see the other carriers' MPLS core IPs (the real customer
> IP/port/data is even deeper inside the packet and the 9k won't go
> that deep for the hashing).
> Plus, more and more customers are also using this approach, running
> MPLS on their own core, so it can become quite an issue. It fails to
> balance because the (two) adjacencies of the customer boxes are
> always the same. So it all gets stuck on a single member of a bundle.
> Quite frustrating actually, but unavoidable I believe.

Ah, quite. An interesting problem - and one that could come to you by
surprise if your customers are enabling MPLS without telling you.


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