Bandwidth tag should be used when asking questions about data transfer rates over various data buses or network protocols.

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How to monitor a port bandwidth?

How can I monitor a specific port's bandwidth? I'm using squid cache server, and I want to find out how much bandwidth is preserved. using soft wares like DU METER it's not possible to measure that. ...
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Monitor multiple wireless network bandwidth usage

Is there a program that I can use on Windows 10 to monitor my bandwidth usage per each wireless network that I am connected to? I often go travelling for work and I'd like to not exceed the bandwidth ...
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Why is the Windows 10 Photos app #1 on my list of network usage?

I only use the Photos app when I double-click local image files (it's the default). How is this my #1 bandwidth user in the last 30 days as per the App History tab on the Task Manager. That puts it ...
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Bluetooth vs Wifi. Which one has more bandwidth? [duplicate]

I've been reading articles like this http://wrensound.com/should-my-wireless-audio-system-use-bluetooth-or-wifi/ I uses bluetooth to access my omni 10 harman kardon speaker. I am very disappointed ...
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Managing multiple access point at once [on hold]

I am planning to deploy some multiple wifi range extenders to the the very end for user in multi storied building. And this extender will be connected to 5 Engenius outdoor access point. As I will be ...
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What's the granularity of CRC checks in bittorrent transfers like?

I don't think I've ever successfully used any torrent client in 20 years of trying once in a while. I'm in a backwater of the data world: I can get about 3000 bytes per second on a dialup connection ...
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Ethernet throttling itself? Wireless is fine. Video of issue included

https://youtu.be/baV-P00i7CY I just got internet installed today at my new apartment. I'm connecting using my desktop. When I'm connected directly to the modem I get exactly 14.31 mbps every time. ...
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Monitor internet bandwidth of LAN users [closed]

I have made a small LAN network with ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user pcs ...
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Dynamically Limit Download/Upload Speeds of a Application based on Schedule?

I've tried a number of solutions like NetLimiter and/or NetBalancer for this, however I've not yet found a complete solution after a few days of Googling. Does anybody know of a way to achieve ...
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Windows 10 Home Edition on a T1 Line

I work for a small company which has a few computers for public use. These machines are on a separate subnet, but still use the same T1 internet connection as the rest of the registers and staff ...
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how do you calculate internet speed using pings? [closed]

When I try to check speed on SpeedTest.net, it says selecting best server based on pings. Does it calculate the speed using the ping request and reply packets if so how?
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Speedtest gives perfect score on ISP servers, but not on others

So I use Claro Guatemala for my ISP. I pay for 10/1 service. But for the last few weeks, my internet speeds have been terrible. Most d/l speeds (actual downloads on actual files) show around 10-15 ...
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Internet monitoring on a network

I have a network from 20 PCs and around 15 cell phones. Sometimes the internet is slow while there is no problem on the ISP side. So I assume someone is downloading a torrent or streaming. How can I ...
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Peplink Balance One Router Upload Bandwidth Congestion

Firstly some context to my question. I work for a small company that doesn't have a dedicated IT department, and I am the IT department. I am also a third of the marketing department as well. Now my ...
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Debian PC stuck at about 240Mbps on Gigabit Ethernet network

I have recently subscribed to FTTH and in order to take advantage of all the available bandwidth, I have upgraded my home network to Gigabit, which basically meant replacing my router since all the ...
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Could I somehow make my machine have bandwidth priority?

I have an old DLINK DIR-300 Router with my 1 PC Connected to it and everyone else is connected wirelessly... around 6-8 Devices. Could I somehow make my machine/PC have bandwidth priority?Could I ...
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How available network bandwidth is divided among VMs?

One way to divide bandwidth can depend on the CPU, means every VM is getting a chance to use the NIC whenever it is getting the CPU cycles. But now a day we have many other way to share the same NIC ...
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Send large files to server through low bandwidth connection

I'm trying to send large files (> 200Mo) to a remote server with a limited bandwidth using rsync. For now, it doesn't even start sending, only dry-runs succeed. My tests are working on other servers ...
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Linux: Guarantees by traffic shaping using tc

I am using tc and iptables to limit the bandwidth of port 5000. However, I notice that even though the bandwidth reduced, it is highly variable. What are the guarantees of traffic shaping and ...
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Weird speed measurement of ZFS over AFP file copy

I've been checking how fast is my ZFS storage server. I have some big files (>30 GB) and I've been using dd piped to /dev/null to check read speed. When running dd for a specific file for a first ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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LINUX: Limiting bandwidth of a set of ports

I want to limit the bandwidth (send and receive) of a set of ports. Upon reading few resources online (Link1, Link2), I realized that I need to use tc and iptables to do this. So I am using the ...
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Watching YouTube and saving network usage

Like me, some people may be constrained by the monthly cap they can consume the Internet usage. Thus, my question is, Will replaying YouTube videos again cost you twice the network usage? I always ...
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Divide monthly Internet volume allowance in 6 equal parts

Here I live with 5 other people and we are charged for a limited package. Some use more and some less. We want to divide our plan in 6 equal parts with user and password. Is this possible?
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Laptop monitor uses a lot of bandwidth compared to external monitor

My external monitor is using a lot less bandwidth compared to my laptop monitor. This happens only when I use "remote desktop connection". When I keep scrolling down a text file at the same speed, ...
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Can using RDP reduce data usage?

In my home i have internet connection(50 mbps) with a data limit of 100GB. Suppose if i am outside with my laptop or mobile and i have very less speed and data usage limit than at my home. I am ...
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Data usage from within my router accessing contents via WAN IP

I'm using a domain, example.com, which has a WAN IP (as an example) 23.24.25.26. I want to create a plex server with IP 192.168.1.23 on the computer and use example.com to access it. If I access my ...
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Why does my internet get disabled during an upload to YouTube?

If I start a file download before starting the video upload then the download will continue at full speed while the video uploads, but if I try to navigate to any webpage on any device on my network ...
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Bandwidth control using Mac Address

Hello I don't know this is the right place to ask the question or not but after seeing network engineering I thought I could ask the question from the people of networks. Well then getting to my ...
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Is there anyway to reduce bandwidth usage of Skype for business?

We use a lot of 'Skype for Business' (i.e. the new Microsoft Lync), that I use while consuming expensive roaming data. Was wondering, if there are options (similar to various VLC clients) that lead to ...
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Is there a way to limit bandwidth usage on Windows 7?

Often, I tether my Android smartphone to my Windows 7 PC, while travelling. This office PC has many background data-consuming applications (like software update, virus definition downloads, large ...
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Is there a way to remove bad trackers in BitTorrent? If so, is this helpful?

Per the second answer to this question, adding a bunch of trackers that aren't working to a torrent can clog bandwidth. TPB sets the trackers if you upload to their site; trying to add them manually ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic ...
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OS X “launchd” maxing out upload bandwidth

I had an issue on my Mac mini with a DDOS Unix virus which was saturating the upload bandwidth and bringing my internet down, ClamXav and Avast found all the parts of it (it never showed up in ...
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Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation

My days in networking are too far behind me to remember, so I thought I'd come here! I'm setting up a network of 10 devices, and I'd like to dynamically limit the bandwidth available to each one as ...
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Does DDR RAM also have a minimum bandwidth?

Reading about DDR3 on Wikipedia I can see that it has a peak data transfer rate. However, I assume the peak rate to be a theoretical maximum. Can we also derive a minimum transfer rate for DDR3 RAM, ...
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Tracking Bandwidth & Latency in Linux [closed]

I'm trying to write a simple script that can detect dips in network traffic (both bandwidth and latency in both directions) between 2 arbitrary hosts in my network over time. Is there a tool to do ...
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Is there a way to prioritize bandwidth without QoS?

i've got 2 pc's, and i use PC1 for gaming and 2nd PC is using my brother, so whenever he goes on the internet my ping in game raises and game becomes literaly unplayable. (happens with every game) So ...
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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Limit traffic from single IP behind Linux router

I have a router running Ubuntu Linux. It has two network interfaces: p3p1 for WAN, and br0 for LAN (this is a bridge). On the LAN there is a PC with ip 192.168.3.7. How do I limit all traffic coming ...
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FritzBox 7390: Too low download bandwidth

A few weeks ago, I switched to a faster internet plan. Before the change, I had 6 MBit/s, now I should have 18 MBit/s. However my download has not become faster. My router is an AVM FritzBox 7390. I ...
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How can I monitor data usage on my router?

My ISP imposes restrictions on the data usage (upload + download), and I'd like to monitor this. There are multiple devices using internet at my home, mostly wireless. I'd like a device-wise report of ...
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Backing up .PST's to the cloud effectively

Medium sized business 2000 people. Connected HP Backup is used to backup people’s data in HP’s Datacentre. We have 3 sites, 30Mb split across 3 sites, 10Mb each. 700 people per site (not exactly), ...
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Surprising high bandwidth on my ISP's network [closed]

I live in India. The plan which I have taken from my ISP gives me 130 Kbps on internet and 1 MBps on peering network. I download certain (NOT popular) videos from Vimeo, and I found out today that a ...
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Graph network usage per IP on Linux router

I'm going to be setting up an Ubuntu server as a router. There are dual gigabit NICs on the motherboard and I'll also use a wifi card as an AP. The question is, once I have this running, can I ...
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Netflix and apple tv resolution

Is it possible to force netflix to play standard definition when using apple tv? Or do the in browser netflix settings apply to apple tv streaming of netflix also. By settings I mean the play back ...
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Network bandwidth monitor

I have a usb 3g dongle which I use from time to time by plugging it into my router so that all computers on the network can use the 3g connection (as opposed to plugging the usb into a single ...
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Unmetered VS Metered Bandwidth

What is the difference between unmetered and metered bandwidth? There are some web hosting companies that offer unmetered bandwidth. Does that mean it's unlimited bandwidth?
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What does 500/500mbps internet actually mean?

I know this may be a really noob question, but does 500mbps up & down mean I can successfully open 500 browser instances and allow 500 outgoing connections? To make it more simple, I want to know ...
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What to do with excess internet bandwitch?

I have pretty decent internet speed but I would like to know what to do with excess bandwidth. As I am already a part of BOINC Distributed computing I would prefer something charitable. I searched up ...