Configuring Overhead Accounting
Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Overhead accounting enables the router to account for packet overhead when shaping traffic to a specific rate. This accounting ensures that the router executes quality of service (QoS) features on the actual bandwidth used by subscriber traffic.
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Restrictions for Overhead Accounting
Information About Overhead Accounting
Overhead Accounting factors in packet datagram sizes. The following features use packet datagram size to make decisions in data plane operation; they use Overhead Accounting:
How to Use Overhead Accounting
Overhead Accounting is disabled by default. You set the Overhead Accounting value. Configuring Overhead Accounting on a queue does not change queueing parameters you have already configured.
Enabling Overhead Accounting
Verifying Overhead Accounting
Configuration Examples for Overhead Accounting
Feature Information for Overhead Accounting
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