qos shape


qos shape <RATE> [burst <SIZE>]

no qos shape


Limits the egress bandwidth on an interface to a value that is lower than its line rate. An optional 'burst' value may also be specified.

The no form of this command removes shaping from an interface.

Command context




Specifies the maximum traffic rate in kbps. Range: 468 to100000000.


Specifies the maximum burst size in kilobytes. Range: 0 to 127.


Administrators or local user group members with execution rights for this command.


Configuring an egress port shaping rate of 400 Mbps on interface 1/1/1 with a burst size of 50 KB:

switch(config)# interface 1/1/1
switch(config-if)# qos shape 400000 burst 50

Deleting egress port shaping on interface 1/1/1:

switch(config)# interface 1/1/1
switch(config-if)# no qos shape