Cisco Serial I/F Delay. Why is it lower on a single T-1 than multilinked T-1s?
Posted on 2003-10-30
I configured two 7206s at a remote site, set them up with HSRP and then multilinked 3 T-1s to the hub site for router A and configured a single T-1 to the hub site on router B. Then I noticed that all of the remote site LAN traffic hopped from router A to router B and rode the single T-1 to the hub site . . .
Then I noticed that the delay on "show int" for the multilink was 100000, and for each single T-1 that was part of the multilink it was 20000. This was why EIGRP was saying that the preferred route was via router B, because as a single T-1 the delay was 20000, but showing 100000 over the multilink.
Anybody know what's going on here? Is "delay" a measured or calculated value?