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Understanding MQC Series

May 18, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Series Index I am in the process of writing a series of blog posts which will cover: Modular QoS CLI (MQC) Weighted Fair Queue (WFQ) Class-Based Weighed Fair Queuing (CBWFQ) Low Latency Queuing (LLQ) To assist readers in keeping track of these posts, I will update this page each time a new entry is published. Series Entries Here a...

Understanding MQC, Part 3: Output Analysis

May 18, 2013 | 13 minute read

In my previous post I implemented a basic QoS configuration. In this post I will demonstrate how the “bandwidth” and “priority” commands treat their respective classes, as well as how to interpret the “show policy-map interface” command output. Parent Shaper Below is the output seen when the “show policy-map interface” command is issued. The P...

Understanding MQC, Part 2: Basic Configuration

May 18, 2013 | 3 minute read

In my previous post I mentioned the six steps which are required in order to implement a QoS solution. In this post I’ll use those steps to create an example implementation. Before I do though, I’ll first cover the “priority” and “bandwidth” commands. Priority & Bandwidth Commands In Step 3 of the process you must assign a a portion of ban...

Understanding MQC, Part 1: The Basics

May 18, 2013 | 3 minute read

Over the course of my next few blog posts I will be covering Modular QoS CLI (MQC), Weighted Fair Queue (WFQ), Class-Based Weighed Fair Queuing (CBWFQ) and Low Latency Queuing (LLQ). Configuring MQC is not an easy job for those who have never done it before, but thankfully once you understand the basics it’s not very difficult to delve deeper. ...

New Website Launch - Ultimate Cisco Lab

May 09, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

In the Connecting Your PC to Your Virtual GNS3 Routers post I provided basic instructions explaining how you can connect your PC to your GNS3 topology, allowing you to connect to the virtual routers as if they were real physical routers. Next, in my Virtual Equipment + Physical Equipment = Big Lab post I expanded on the above idea and explained...