Corporate networks, which are typically used for multiple departments in an organization is often divided into VLANs for increased performance. Administrators can combine multiple physical switches into a single virtual network to create a more efficient use of bandwidth for interagency traffic. Members of each department, who often work remotely feel the performance increase despite the great geographical distance. By using routing policies other levels may be included resolution of the administrators of the rules of the incoming and outgoing traffic. These rules and settings can alter the way the network package.
Configuring PBR includes construction of route-map with the installation instructions, which include the appropriate route-map interface. IP routing must be enabled on the interfaces to control PBR. PBR can only be allowed for incoming traffic through these interfaces.