Link capacity upgrade threshold

Jack Bates jbates at
Tue Sep 1 22:49:35 UTC 2009

Holmes,David A wrote:
> runs with good values on all 3 measures (low RTT, little or no packet
> loss, low jitter with small inter-packet arrival variation) can be
> deemed not a candidate for bandwidth upgrades. The key to active

Sounds great, unless you don't own the router on the other side of the 
link which is subject to icmp filtering has a loaded RE, etc. If you 
pass the traffic through the routers to a reliable server, you'll be 
monitoring multiple links/routers and not just a single one.


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