Category Archives: Routing and Switching

Cisco Express Forwarding – CEF Load Balancing

When designing, configuring, or troubleshooting networks with redundant paths, it’s important to understand the role Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) plays in forwarding packets.  Routing protocols are certainly important, but all too often engineers take CEF for granted in its default configuration without understanding the details of CEF Load Balancing. Continue reading