Silently dropping QoS marked packets on the greater Internet
mark at amplex.net
Fri Sep 2 15:56:48 UTC 2011
On 9/2/11 10:24 AM, Jesse McGraw wrote:
> I've recently run into a hard-to-troubleshoot issue where, somewhere
> out in the greater Internet, someone was silently dropping packets
> from my company that happened to be marked with DSCP AF21. I'd fully
> expect others to either ignore these markings or zero them out but
> just silently dropping them seems unnecessary.
> So, how do you guys treat marked packets that come into/through your
Generally strip at the border the specific DSCP values that would
trigger reserved bandwidth / priority handling in the distribution and
last mile network. Otherwise we leave them alone.
mark at amplex.net 419.837.5015
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