Cisco 2611 traffic shaping

Posted on 2005-04-07
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
I need to limit bandwith to a specific host on the internet and allow all other traffic.  How can I best accomplish this with our existing 2611?  
Question by:JCRussell
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    Accepted Solution

    Use the rate-limit command.
    Create an access list i.e

    access-list 101 permit ip
    any host  (The address of the internet site)

    Then add this to the interface that connects to the internet:

    rate-limit output access-group 101 64000  --- for a 64K limit.

    If you want to limit traffic back from the site:

    access-list 102 permit ip
    host any      (The address of the internet site)

    Then add this to the interface that connects to the internet:

    rate-limit input access-group 102 64000  --- for a 64K limit.

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    Expert Comment

    you may want to try traffice-shape instead of rate-limit since it generally does a more graceful job of discarding/limiting the traffic.

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