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Port bandwith on catalyst 2950

Posted on 2009-05-05
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Hi Guys,

Is it possible to set a maximum bandwidth per port on a Cisco 2950 catalyst switch?

I so what is the console command.

Thanks in advance.

 
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Question by:Zordanian
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by:Jitpar
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use the following command under interface
bandwidth ( specify in kilobits)
 
Also use the following lnk as per your requirement
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/products_data_sheets_list.html 
 
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Here is another link for you.

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/networking/?p=404

This will allow you to use the command srr-queue which can effectively limit the bandwidth to what you specify. The article seems pretty good and right in line with what you are trying to do.

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Just as a note, In the past I have done all my speed limiting and bandwidth control through a Cisco Router using Access-Lists and the rate-limit command. If you have a Cisco router available this may also be an option for you.
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Best of luck,
-Yegs
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Aaron Street earned 500 total points
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#bandwith command           does not limit the speed of the port. it only sets what speed it is displayed at..

this can be usefull for if you have a 5mb WAN link that you want to monitor, but the swich port connects at 100mb/s. in monitering software this would show as 5% uterlisation. by issusing a bandwith command, you can tell the switch to report uterlisation based on the port being at 100% when there is 5mb/s of traffic passing through it. but if you wnt you can still send 100mb/s across it.

The ssr-queue and rate limitting commands do truly limit the speed/bandwith
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