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How to monitor Internet bandwidth usage [duplicate]

I have a satellite internet connection that my wife and I use to surf the internet, check and send email and other various task that should not cause an issue. The past 6 months or so we have been ...
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Hosting space for files (Correct way?)

I am developing an app that will download a few files (around 50mb in all) per user. The thing is, I am unsure of where to upload files do this. (and do it legally). These are the features that I ...
2
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1answer
16 views

How to apply ipfw rules to domains that resolves to multiple IPs?

Suppose I wanted to use ipfw to throttle uploads to youtube. The uploads are made to upload.youtube.com but this domain resolves into multiple different IPs (which also appear to change over time). ...
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1answer
13 views

How to define manual maximum bandwidth for Linksys WRET45GL

I need to study the impact of increase in number of concurrent users on a LAN throughput. The data size is about 500KB and bandwidth is 4Mbps. Here is my questions: Can I do it in real testbed or ...
0
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2answers
31 views

Unidentified network activity bursts on my computer

I have been experiencing this issue for some time now (maybe 1-2 months), and didn't know if it was something from my ISP or my computer, but I have sudden burst of network activity happening in the ...
0
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2answers
41 views

Effective bandwidth for SMB/SSH file transfers over a wireless/ethernet network

I have a Windows (7) machine A connected by 802.11n to a router, and from there via Ethernet 100Mbps to a Linux machine B running SMB and SSH services. I'm copying a large file from B to A, using the ...
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3answers
139 views

How to use full bandwidth available?

I'm working on a new kind of proxy server using node.js. With cluster module I'm able to fork the process (which are double the number of cores). The server configuration is 8GB RAM, 8 core Intel ...
0
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1answer
20 views

Sporadic brief yet massive drops in bandwidth

One office internet connection I use regularly has decent average bandwidth (around 40M up/40M down typically). However, it commonly has brief drops in bandwidth. These typically last for 0.5-5 ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Determine maximum network throughput?

Is there a concrete way to determine the maximum throughput of a network? Wikipedia gives the following formula Throughput <= RWIN/RTT where RWIN is TCP received and RTT is TCP round trip time. ...
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1answer
95 views

How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices [duplicate]

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
4
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3answers
116 views

Linux: How to get current bandwidth usage from command line?

I'm looking for a good way to get the current total bandwidth usage on a linux machine, i've tried iftop, nethogs, but they doesn't show real bandwidth usage (compared to system monitor), anyway they ...
0
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0answers
30 views

ADSL Modulation Setting for better speed

At home, I am still stuck with ADSL broadband connection. Recently I upgraded to 8mbps plan, and purchased a new DLink ADSL modem, and set it up. It's working fine, but the connection speed seems to ...
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0answers
23 views

ISP speed limit not functioning correct … how to replicate on purpose?

I recently moved to Jordan and the internet is not the greatest but i got my self an internet plan with 50gigs of bandwidth with a 10migs download speed. once i spend all my bandwith i still have ...
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1answer
104 views

Does Steam hog bandwidth or is it displaying incorrectly?

I'm currently downloading a game on steam. It's painfully slow, and it's probably going to take around 9 hours. What I don't understand however is the fact that steam is download at around 410kbps, ...
1
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0answers
33 views

Properly throttle bandwidth per user

To be clear from the get-go: I did search before asking this question. I've found the following articles: How to throttle bandwidth on a Linux network interface? and Bandwidth Throttle for linux. ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Application specific browsing two internet connections on same machine

There are 2 situations for which I am looking for a solution I am having 2 internet connections. One is a normal connection in our LAN (Wifi) , another is a USB Device which has internet ...
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3answers
819 views

Does transferring files over a local network use up internet bandwidth

We've got a server on our network and some drives on that server mapped to our desktops. When I transfer a file over, windows task manager reports 100% network utilization on local area network, which ...
0
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1answer
538 views

How to limit bandwidth after a threshold is reached [Mikrotik]?

My router is Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD and I would like it to limit the connection speed to a particular website once some amount of traffic between the user and the website has passed. The website ip ...
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16 views

In bisection bandwidth how is the network split into two groups?

I've been trying to understand bisection bandwidth and what does it mean by the network being split into two parts? This seems to be highly relivant is it would influence the difficulty of a message ...
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46 views

ASUS RT-N65U router displays ridiculously fast internet speeds

My router's logging some ridiculous internet speeds. For example, here's a screenshot showing a max internet of speed 16.7 Gbps, and an average speed of 111 Mbps. I did complete a large download ...
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3answers
103 views

Are bandwidth hogging users simply a myth for ISPs to charge more money? (Analysis inside) [closed]

From my understanding of networking, how can a single user hog all the bandwidth. Bandwidth is not something that is used. Packets are simply queued and sent on their way as fast as they can no ...
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38 views

Optimizing bandwidth usage in a network of internet peers with minimum activity requirement

Suppose we have a HTTP-based network comprising N identical nodes. Each node needs to receive a request (S bytes) from anyone else at least every T seconds for the network to appear alive to it. In ...
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20 views

Utility service that logs total network usage

I would like to know the total bandwidth our internet provider essentially provides to the many competing devices in our home. Is there a simple windows service that uses a wireshark like trick to log ...
2
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1answer
832 views

How can I improve my Xfinity wifi connection throughout my home?

My parents have been using Xfinity for a few years now. We currently have wifi in our home, but the connection length and bandwidth is extremely bad. I have a big family, so everyone in the house uses ...
0
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2answers
116 views

What is this feature “a router divides the available bandwidth evenly among the online devices” named?

I want to buy a new router to manage the bandwidth. I want to know the terminology used to describe a router that can evenly divide the incoming and outgoing bandwidth among the number of online ...
0
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1answer
144 views

Are you using your VPS' bandwidth when using it as VPN?

I setup my VPS from a different country as an OpenVPN Access Server. I am now connecting to it from my PC using OpenVPN client. If I download 1GB of data to my PC while connected to the VPN, is my VPS ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Give Wget priority for my internet bandwidth

Is there any way for me to configure something so that no matter what other apps and machines are using my internet bandwidth, Wget will always get first priority? (So that even if I'm streaming lots ...
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0answers
150 views

Share ADSL connection and control bandwidth

As the title mentions, I need to split up my ADSL Internet to share with a neighbour, and I want to cap their bandwidth use. I have two different routers that I can use if it helps: Asus dsl n10e ...
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0answers
62 views

Looking for an internet usage meter to track usage on separate network connections [closed]

I still live with my parents who are split, so I live between two houses. At one house we have an 8GB/month cap and the other, 12GB. I also go to TAFE (like uni) were I use their internet heavily. I ...
0
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384 views

Limit bandwidth with tc on Linux network interface

I would like to limit bandwidth on specific interface, e.g. eth0, at my local Linux machine with tc. Reason for that is that my Linux machine repeatedly eat all ADSL bandwidth available, e.g. while I ...
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1answer
252 views

Cost Of Bandwidth $20.00 per megabyte?

I have been in talks with local ISPS about getting fiber hooked up. Several of them have, rather cryptically, told me that they get charged "$20.00" per "MegaByte". This makes no sense to me. A ...
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3answers
497 views

How can I monitor the bandwidth usage of all devices on my local network?

I have a router which doesn't show what speeds each wifi device uses from the WAN. Is there a program or tool which tells me the current upload/download speed on the network of any connected devices? ...
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0answers
44 views

How can I give priority in nginx for certain ips?

I want to download files from one server to another, my problem is that in peak time my servers are in high network load and the speed is not so great. How can I give priority in nginx for certain ...
0
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1answer
74 views

How do I keep my file transfers from sucking up all my bandwidth?

How do I set up a router so that my file transfers have 2nd priority? My VOIP and GoToMeetings suffer if we are transferring large files from our internal network to a hosted server. 70 gig backup ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Difference between bandwidth and actual speed ? [duplicate]

I leased a line from an ISP that offers me a bandwidth of 4mb/s.But I receive only a speed of 160 kbps when downloading files over internet.I found that the actual speed I receive is the ISP ...
2
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0answers
172 views

Limit bandwidth on HTTP downloads based on file size

Is there a way to limit lets say in iptables or any proxy solution/software if a user is downloading a filesize that is greater than lets say 20MB it will limit his entire download at 2KB/s? ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How do I monitor bandwidth usage in Windows 7, including a URL breakdown?

I want to monitor bandwidth usage in Windows 7 with the following parameters: geared towards single-user scenarios gives a breakdown of per hour bandwidth utilization includes per-host (URL) ...
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2k views

Options for bandwidth management on a shared internet connection

The premise: Rural location, not many options for high-bandwidth internet connections. The fastest by far is Satellite internet, but it's expensive (both equipment and monthly cost, and has latency ...
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1answer
165 views

How to prioritize bandwidth in linux

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian acting as a 24x7 downloading server. I am now trying to utilize it with SiriProxy but it fails as it needs to upload/download data from Apple servers which fails ...
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2answers
265 views

Monitoring available bandwidth on my network

I was wondering if there is a way to monitor the total bandwidth available at any given time? My ISP claims and is charging me for a certain amount of bandwidth but I suspect that during the day I am ...
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2answers
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Why is my actual download speed lesser than that found by by speedtest.net?

I ran my internet connection through speedtest.net which claims that it finds out the actual internet speed, much lower than that promised by my ISP. But, while downloading, the speed is much lesser ...
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1answer
218 views

Why are network speed tests slower with further away servers?

When running network speed tests (like speedtest.net), why do further away servers give distance-proportionally slower speeds? I gather there are more "hops" for the packets to bounce through, and ...
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2answers
2k views

How to track internet usage (upload & download) on Linux?

I use a broadband modem to connect to internet on my linux machine. Now, I've used the gnome-system-monitor app that correctly displays the kbps as well as total bytes consumed in each session. Now, ...
0
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1answer
294 views

How can I reserve bandwidth on network without router access?

I am in an apartment complex with a shared connection, that I think is probably being split up with a switch among all of the apartments, so a lousy internet service gets even worse and I'm fairly ...
4
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1answer
4k views

Does giving two bands in a simultaneous dual band wireless router the same SSID double the bandwidth for a wireless connection?

I am sharing my wifi with a Linksys E2500 router, which allows you to name each frequency (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz) of wireless network a different name. A user told me that if each band has a different ...
0
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2answers
46 views

Will connecting to my external IP from my internal network flow through ISP?

I have my internal network: 192.168.0.0/24 My router is assigned the external ip: 231.123.11.12 My question is, if from one of my internal computers (192.168.0.100), I connect to the external IP, ...
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1answer
484 views

Monitoring Internet data from modem

I'm about to get a new ADSL internet connection and the data available is split between me and two other housemates. As i am going to be the Administrator, i was wondering if there is any way to ...
0
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1answer
646 views

how can one setup a bandwidth control on a local network? [closed]

I want to setup bandwidth control for our network, by using a 'main' computer as the hub to manage bandwidths of other computers connected to the same network. Also, I have a dedicated IP with my ...
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2answers
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What is it that determines a network's bandwidth?

While I understand the concept of bandwidth in an Ethernet network - the Ethernet card in my computer "transmits" packets at a certain speed so I have a 100 Mbps network. However, what gives other ...
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2answers
667 views

Can I use multiple vpn connections to increase bandwidth

There is wifi network in our college and it only connected to local server so if we want to use internet we have to connect to a vpn server using our specific user/pass the problem is bandwidth is ...