Feb 02

Class of Service (CoS) is a way of managing traffic in a network by grouping similar types of traffic for example: streaming video,voice,etc… and treating each type as a class with its own level of service priority.

Step 1: Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape, and enter the IP address of the switch (Ex: Press Enter.

Step 2 Enter your username (admin) and your password (blank by default). Click Ok to access the Web Configuration.

Step 3: Click on the plus sign (+) next to QOS, then the plus sign (+) next to Class of Service. Select Interface Queue Configuration.

Step 4: Configure the following:

  • Slot/Port – Specifies all CoS configurable interfaces. The option Global represents the most recent global configuration settings.
    These may be overridden on a per-interface basis.
  • Queue ID – Specifies the queue ID.
  • Minimum Bandwidth – Specifies the minimum guaranteed bandwidth alloted to this queue. The value 0 means no guaranteed minimum.
    The total of individual minimum bandwidth values for all queues in the selected interface cannot exceed 100.
  • Scheduler Type – Specifies the type of scheduling used for this queue, it can only be either Strict or Weighted.
  • Queue Management Type – This is only used if the device supports independent settings per-queue, the default setting is Taildrop

    Step 5: Click Submit.

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