System Administration Guide: IP Services

Marker (dscpmk and dlcosmk) Overview

In the Diffserv model, the marker marks a packet with a value that reflects a forwarding behavior. Marking is the process of placing a value in the packet's header to indicate how to forward the packet to the network. IPQoS contains two marker modules:

For information on implementing a marker strategy for the QoS policy, see How to Plan Forwarding Behavior.