Solved

point to point speeds

Posted on 2004-04-01
7
277 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
We have a point to point t1 line setup between two buildings that are about 20 miles apart.  7 channels are being used for voice and the remaining channels are used for data.  What type of response should be expected when pinging the router on the remote end of the t1 line?
0
Comment
Question by:johnlcox
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
billwharton earned 20 total points
ID: 10734361
Depends on the load of the T1. To find out the load on a Cisco router, use this:

show interface __ s0 or s0/0 or whatever

on the 3rd/4th line, it would show you a load like 64/255 which means it's about 25% in use.

If your load does not exceed 80%, you shoud get a response time of under 25ms which is good.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:johnlcox
ID: 10734428
any idea how to see the load on an adtran router?
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:billwharton
ID: 10734450
0
Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:johnlcox
ID: 10734452
I looked through all of the show interface commands on the adtran router and I don't think there is a way to tell what the load is.  The load shouldn't be much since we don't have any computers at the remote location yet, it's just the router.  I am getting an average ping of about 39 ms between the two locations, which seems a bit high.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:johnlcox
ID: 10734457
We have been through most of the configuration guides on that site and we have talked to their support staff about 5 times and they aren't much help.  They said we should probably get a ping of about 20 ms, but they didn't say anything as to what to try changing to lower our ping.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:billwharton
ID: 10734479
Well, this might be a way to find out.

Try doing your ping during after hours and see if the response is better. If not, your T1 line might be dirty and ask the service provider to run their tests. They are able to do loopback tests and find out problems in the line such as CRC mismatches, etc and get rid of those then.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:johnlcox
ID: 10734740
Ok, thank you for your help.  I'm going to be posting another question, worth more points, at some point in regards to some other more complicated problems i'm having with the point to point connection.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Hi there, This article summarizes what you need if you are going to set up your home or small business Network Attached Storage (NAS) to be accessible from the internet. Of course there are configuration differences based on your NAS or router ma…
Before I go to far, let's explain HA (High Availability) and why you should consider it.  High availability is the mechanism used to provide redundancy to any service at the same site and appears as a single service to the users of that service.  As…
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

746 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now