QoS for H-REAP

24 Jul


In this post we will look at how to configure QoS for a switch port where H-REAP is connected. In this example we are considering H-REAP local switching scenario &  normally a switch port is configured as Trunk port to facilitate this. Here is the basic set up for this post.


Here is the switch port configuration of H-REAP & Wireshark PC.

interface FastEthernet1/0/4
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport trunk native vlan 50
 switchport trunk allowed vlan 50,146
 switchport mode trunk
 spanning-tree portfast trunk
interface FastEthernet1/0/7
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport mode trunk
monitor session 1 source interface Fa1/0/4
monitor session 1 destination interface Fa1/0/7 encapsulation replicate

So what should you trust to give better QoS, CoS or DSCP ? Let’s see what’s best suit in this scenario by looking at the packet capture of H-REAP connected switch port (Fa 1/0/4). Let’s look at two different traffic…

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