[j-nsp] uRPF - Performance

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Jun 23 14:35:05 EDT 2003

On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 12:25:01PM -0500, Jack.W.Parks at alltel.com wrote:
> We are looking to enable uRPF on our M-series routers (M20's and below).
> The benefits of enabling this feature are obvious, but the unknown side
> effects are what I'm concerned about.  What performance impact could I
> expect by enabling uRPF at a peak traffic flow of 100k pps/600Mbps?
> Has anyone enabled uRPF on their network and do you have any lessoned
> learned?  I would like to iron out the quirks prior to deployment.

	I've been using the loose unicast-rpf with no problems
on m20 and m40 devices.

	These devices have more than your 100k and 600M passing
through them.

	- Jared

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