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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

rate-limit — interface

Synopsis

rate-limit {input | output} { bps | access-group acl | [rate-limit]
rate-limit-acl] dscp dscp-value | qos-group qos-group-number} burst-normal
burst-max conform-action action exceed-action action
no rate-limit {input | output} { bps | access-group acl | [rate-limit]
rate-limit-acl] dscp dscp-value | qos-group qos-group-number} burst-normal
burst-max conform-action action exceed-action action

Configures

Committed Access Rate (CAR)

Default

Disabled

Description

This command configures a CAR (Committed Access Rate) policy on an interface. Multiple policies can be implemented on a single interface by repeating this command.

input

Applies the CAR policy to incoming packets on this interface.

output

Applies the CAR policy to outgoing packets on this interface.

bps

Defines the average rate in bits per second (bps). The value must be defined in increments of 8 Kbps and can be from 8,000 to 2,000,000,000.

access-group

Optional. Applies this CAR policy to the specified access list. Value can be 1 to 2,699.

rate-limit

Optional. Sets the access-list as a rate-limit access-list. The value can be from 0 to 99.

dscp

Optional. Applies the rate limit to packets that match this DSCP value. The value can be from 0 to 63.

qos-group

Optional. Applies the rate limit to any packet that matches the qos-group number. The value can be from 0 to 99.

burst-normal

Normal burst size in bytes. The minimum is the bps value divided by 2,000. This value can be from 1,000 to 512,000,000. ...

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