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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth?

If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth? The possible scenario is like this: 1) connect one device ...
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Wireless Router Downloads Kill my Internet

So I run on a standard Charter Internet, 30 MBPS. Anytime I download something though, via steam or battle.net my internet completely drops out and only focuses on the download - which is only 1.1MB/s ...
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Do access points not make the speed slower?

In the article, http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?p=1605297#p1605297, it says: Wireless Access Point - a device that attaches to a wired network to allow wireless clients. Usually has a ...
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Do cabled connections and Wi-Fi “use” the same bandwidth?

My brother likes to play games online on his Xbox. However, because he is far away from the router, he uses our Wi-Fi instead of an Ethernet cable. I, being closer to the router, use an Ethernet cable ...
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221 views

How can I tell if my wifi router is max out?

I have a netgear r6300 wifi router for our office, and we have 43 devices connected to it. We're experiencing some problems with the router kicking people off. I suspect we may have too many devices ...
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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 ...
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115 views

Does a limited bandwidth homespot affect the bandwidth of my personal network?

I have 4 networks at home: a 5 GHz network and a 2.4 Ghz network from my own router, a 2.4 Ghz network from the router/modem of my ISP and another 2.4 Ghz homespot from my ISP, intended for other ...
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107 views

What data transfer rates should I realistically expect to see with my current setup?

I plan on upgrading modems soon, but currently I'm running with the following modem and ISP package: Motorola SBG900 Docsis 2.0 802.11g Cox Premier 50Mbps Using any test servers I've found so ...
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Track bandwidth usage of ALL wireless devices connected to my ATT DSL Modem/Router [duplicate]

I need to Track bandwidth usage of ALL wireless devices connected to my ATT DSL Modem/Router. I allow the couple downstairs to access my wifi modem with a password, but im being charged extra each ...
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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 ...
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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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OpenWRT - Bandwidth limit per client

I want to limit bandwidth on my openwrt router's wlan interface, but per client. Imagine you have 3 laptops connected. Each of them should only get 1/3 of the maximum speed. Is it possible somehow? ...
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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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1answer
254 views

How can I monitor bandwidth usage on a HSPA/UMTS WiFi hotspot?

As our only internet access (currently traveling - no fixed address - no fixed phone line) we use a Huawei E586 personal Wifi hotspot ...
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Why the usage spikes?

I have a Verizon wireless account with a phone and a wireless router. I have a 2 gig data plan - I do not use much bandwidth, as I use my computer for email, web, writing, and development, much less ...
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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 ...
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Lower bandwidth on Linux than on Windows behind same wireless router

UPDATE: When I connected via an Ethernet cable directly running from my Linux laptop to my wireless router, I get the correct bandwdith (~10 Mbits/s). It's only when I connect wirelessly that my ...
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792 views

Wifi monitor bandwidth by IP address

Is there a way to monitor the bandwidth being used by each IP address in my network? I'm using an apple time capsule router.
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373 views

Extended bandwidth test

I need to document the quality of an internet connection (it's crap). Download speeds frequently jump between 12kbps and 3mbps, and packet loss usually sits around 20%, though blackouts lasting up to ...
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113 views

Measure the overall network usage

Can anyone please tell me how can I measure the network data. For example, my office wifi is used by me and 5 of my employees. Can I check the amount of data being downloaded from individual PC? ...
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842 views

How to control the bandwidth that can be used by other people connecting to wifi?

i searched for softwares that i could use and found the p2pover, but i think it only detects lan computers not the wireless. My relatives who uses the wifi causes the speed to become slow and i think ...
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587 views

How can I find out who causes µTorrent / Bittorrent traffic on my WiFi network?

I am currently using a Linksys wrt54g wireless router along with a ARRIS CM550A Cable Modem that provides 12 MB/s download speed and upload speed of 1 MB/s. The Internet connection is functioning ...
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Do different DSL bandwidth speeds require different setup?

I'm shopping around for internet access and the service provider that I'm interested in has several speed options for DSL. The lower speed options (1.5Mbps, 7Mbps) offer self-installation, but the ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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1answer
101 views

Theoretical and Operational bandwidth of different network technologies [closed]

There are so many webpages where these information can be found. Unfortunately, there are so much differences among them that it is really confusing. I need a reliable source(s) where I can find ...
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1answer
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How to Monitor visited Websites on Thomson 585 v7

My home WiFi is being used by many devices, and they are taking all bandwidth, I wanna know which sites they are using, so I can block those sites in Parental control. In the web interface there's no ...
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623 views

Tracking Wireless Network Usage

How do you determine the overall bandwidth usage for each computer connected to a wireless network? I manage a small wireless network consisting of a couple of cheap Cisco/Linksys wifi routers. ...
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1answer
1k views

How to Throttle WiFi Connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to slow down my WiFi speed in Thomson Speedtouch I have a Thomson TG585 V7. Many computers and smartphones are connected to my modem, and my Internet is limited, I ...
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1answer
281 views

Network bandwidth usage dashboard?

I have a couple of wifi access points hooked up to my home network, one of which I keep unsecured for some development I do; there are only a couple other homes within range and they've got their own ...
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1answer
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How to set up multiple SSIDs with bandwidth limiting on a single wireless router?

I have an Asus WL-520GU wireless router connected to a cable modem that I use for wireless internet access in my apartment. I would like to set it up so that it provides two SSIDs: one secured and ...
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87 views

Determine which Wi-Fi standard is being broadcast

I am on a Wi-Fi network that I think is 802.11b, judging by the low bandwidth I have, if compared with a wired connection. But how can I confirm that this wireless network is broadcasting 802.11b ...
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Wifi is slower than Ethernet cable connection?

I configured my new router and noticed that WiFi connection is way slower than Ethernet connection. Ethernet connection giving a download speed of ~60Mbps and upload speed of ~30Mbps while the Wifi ...
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1answer
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Tool to monitor wifi stability?

I'm having wireless problems both at home and at work. I'm looking for a tool that tests TCP/IP reliability: wireless network is always here bandwidth: does the bandwidth drop at some point? ...
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1answer
281 views

Limiting WiFi bandwitdh to users connecting to Access Point

I have setup my Laptop to be a Access point so others nearby can connect to it. Now, I would like to limit the speed to those users so they cannot overload the Internet connection with their requests. ...
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Connect to the same network via more then one interface

Is there a way to get my organization's DHCP to assign my computer multiple IP addresses, then balance my traffic over all of them? (i.e., get a high downstream while not raising red flags)
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How do I detect if someone is stealing my broadband bandwidth?

I am very paranoid about wireless connections and someone stealing my broadband bandwidth, which could lead to worse things. My question is, how can I detect if my broadband bandwidth is being ...
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Is there a way to tell which computer is hogging up the wireless bandwith?

I have a wireless router in my house and it's shared by five different computers and 2 iPhones. Lately I've noticed the speed drastically shoot down. Naturally, I though someone else was in the ...
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1answer
440 views

How to measure the monthly total bandwidth use for an internet connection (OS independent)

I have 2 laptops and 2 smartphones which, when at home, use the home's WiFi Internet connection via a Belkin Wireless N+ 802.11n Router. All these devices have different operating systems. Is there a ...
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How to setup a wireless proxy server (user need to login first before internet access)

Could you guys help me setting up a wireless proxy server? I have asked a question similar situation as this before, but because i didn't know what was it really to ask but now i do. I want to limit ...
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1answer
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What is the capacity of a WIFI connection?

I know that dialup connections usually have a bandwidth of 56Kbps and a connection through LAN is like 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps or 1GBit/sec. How much is it for WIFI connections?
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Will two laptops decrease pings and response times of my Internet connection?

I have a 2.5Mbit/s Internet connection that I want to share between two laptops located in separate rooms. The first laptop is connected to the Internet with a LAN cable through the cable modem but ...
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279 views

Improved bandwidth throughout home network

I appear to be encountering bandwidth limitations on my home network. In this specific instance, I am streaming videos from an external hard drive connected to a PC (USB), on a laptop wirelessly ...
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Viewing the bandwidth usage of a wireless device connected to my router

I just want to figure out which wireless client is sucking my bandwidth (it's slowing down my Starcraft games :-/). I have a Linksys WRT54G router (Linux version). For firmware, I'm currently using ...
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2answers
391 views

Router with speed controls?

Is there a router that I could purchase to control speeds allocated to each MAC Address in my house?
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1answer
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Video streaming and internet browsing on different bands/frequency

I have a Netgear WDNR37000 which allows clients on a 2ghz or 5ghz to access the internet and see every client and device on the network. I have a computer with two nics, one that is in the 2ghz range ...
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How can I set different bandwith for different PC in my LAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Customize LAN to favor bandwidth to one computer I have a LAN ( with 2 computers: a laptop and a desktop computer ) I want more bandwidth allocated to my laptop, for ...