[j-nsp] output drops
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 18:54:07 -0800
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Hellberg" <Chris.Hellberg@telecom.co.nz>
> To: "Chee Chew" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 10:04 AM
> Subject: RE: [j-nsp] output drops
> Hunt down the Kazaa users on your network and show no mercy.
File sharing isn't forbidden on everyone's network. I think as
an ISP I'd lose plenty of customers with such a policy.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chee Chew [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 3:00 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [j-nsp] output drops
> I am encountering output packet drop incresing from 'monitor interface'.
> But according to juniper website, the explaination is as below.
> "Drops--Number of packets dropped by the output queue of the I/O Manager
> ASIC. If the interface is saturated, this number increments once for every
> packet that is dropped by the ASIC's RED mechanism."
> What should I do to eleminate this problem?
> Interface: t3-0/0/1, Enabled, Link is Up
> Encapsulation: Cisco-HDLC, Keepalives, Speed: T3
> Traffic statistics: Current delta
> Input bytes: 5334956357 (14252600 bps) 
> Output bytes: 10999204424 (29350408 bps) 
> Input packets: 14272467 (4663 pps) 
> Output packets: 19847871 (6481 pps) 
The short answer is, you probably need more bandwidth. Is your
peak utilization close to the maximum 45mbit/sec this interface
can pass? Your utilization is already at 29Mbits in this case.