I am trying to put QOS on my 6500 trunk port using MQC however I keep getting an error. Basically I want to match a VLAN and allocate a minumum 100Mbps on that interface, with the ability to use the entire gigabit link if no other traffic is traversing it. When I apply my policy to it, it says "
MQC features are not supported in output direction for this interface". I think this is because I am using a Catalyst switch and I need to use the MLS commands. I don't know what MLS commands to use to accomplish allocating 100mbps for a queue.
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QoS on a 6500 depends on many factors. For example, different 6500 line cards have different QoS features. Likely you'll be able to define a bandwidth share ratio for one of your hardware queues that will provide your desired 100 Mbps guarantee.