Congestion Management Overview
Congestion management features allow you to control congestion by determining the order in which a traffic flow (or packets) is sent out an interface based on priorities assigned to packets. Congestion management entails the creation of queues, assignment of packets to those queues based on the classification of the packet, and scheduling of the packets in a queue for transmission.
The types of traffic regulation mechanisms supported in the Cisco NCS 5001 Router and Cisco NCS 5002 Router are:
Among the ones listed above, traffic policing is the one used for congestion management on the ingress side. Others are used for congestion management on the egress side.