MQC Header Compression


You work for a large provider in India as a senior network engineer specialized in Quality of Service. You have a number of slow serial links connected to routers with a low CPU usage. You decide to implement header compression so you can squeeze the most out of your network.


  • All IP addresses have been preconfigured for you.
  • Configure RTP compression on router Prio for all RTP packets.
  • Configure TCP compression on router Line for all TELNET packets.




MQC Header Compression

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  1. I was wondering…
    The exercise says to compress all rtp packets on router Prio. Wouldn’t “ip rtp header-compression” under the interface be sufficient?
    Why do we need to configure the MQS to achieve that?

    Thanks in advance,

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