Example: Configuring Color-Blind RED

You can configure RED so that packets are dropped without regard to color. To do so, you combine a drop profile that has a committed threshold configured with a queue profile that specifies the same queue length for committed, conformed, and exceeded packets, as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3: Color-Blind RED Drop Profile with Colorless Queue Profile

Color-Blind RED Drop Profile with Colorless
Queue Profile

In the following example, the drop profile and queue profile combine to specify the following:

To achieve the same drop treatment for each color, you can specify color-blind RED in combination with a color-sensitive queue profile, as shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4: Color-Blind RED Drop Profile with Color-Sensitive Queue Profile

Color-Blind RED Drop Profile with Color-Sensitive
Queue Profile

In the following example, the drop profile and queue profile combine to specify the following:

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