Qos in Telecomunications means Quality-of-Service.

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TCP and fair bandwidth sharing

The congestion control algorithm(s) of TCP seem to distribute the available bandwidth fairly between individual TCP flows. Is there some way to enable (or more precisely, enforce) fair bandwidth ...
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QoS or something else?

When running a bit-torrent client I find that it uses all my available ports(right term?), such that I can't surf the internet or get any response from web apps. This is not a bandwidth issue as I ...
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Configuring Traffic Control on TP-LINK router

if this question should be moved to some other site please let me know. I'm trying to configure traffic control on my TP-LINK TD-W8960N modem router. From what I can see in the configuration screen I ...
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Networking - i want to prioritise traffic on a sky router without QoS

I have the timeless issue of being the 'gamer' in a shared house on a highly contentious Sky internet connection and i want to do something about it! (can't come home from a hard day at work and ...
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Specific User/MAC-address QoS router

Not being a fan of WiFi passwords, I wish to have an open network; at least for Guests. Unfortunately I haven't seen any ability within the current range of WiFi routers to enable QoS for specific ...
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QoS for variable bandwidth connections

My DSL connection does not have a reliable max speed. I've used Tomato's QoS in the past, and it seems to work, but chokes when the DSL speed decreases lower than the max setting. If your ...
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Endian firewall: How to limit bandwidth per total host / user

we have an endian firewall whit 2 dsl line and 30 user/host who use internet. Is it possible to limit the total bandwidth PER active host ? Suppose the total bandwidth is 3mbps and there are 3 user ...
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QoS in the wireless router for viber

I am connecting my iPhone 3GS to my wireless home network using Viber (VOIP). As I am getting poor sound quality as other in the house are downloading, etc. I'd like to create a QoS rule in my router ...
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Best way to communicate with remote office ~150 feet away

I have a client who is leasing an industrial building with a local network. They are rapidly expanding and need additional space. The nearest available property is available across the street about ...
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Is there a userspace bandwith limit tool for Linux?

I want to limit the upload bandwidth of a P2P live video program, which is closed source, in Linux. I don't want to use tc because I don't have root access. There is a tool called trickle, but ...
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QoS Settings for ZXDSL 831CII

i have ZXDSL 831CII and i want to configure QoS on it. This is screenshot of QoS settings page and possible values for each drop down are written as well. Please help me to configure it so that the ...
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pfsense 2.0 traffic priority - set full priority for single host

I have a network with several computers all on the same network and since I have very limited bandwidth I would like to prioritize traffic almost like a CPU scheduler prioritize processes. Example: ...
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Does DD-WRT QoS actually work?

There have been various reports of DD-WRT QoS not working (here, here and elsewhere). The DD-WRT QoS Documentation mentions some checks would indicate whether the proper priorities are being applied ...
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Linux kernel 2.6 - layer 7 support?

From what I found on the Internet, Layer7 classifier support is not merged into the current kernel (as of 2.6.39-rc6) and can be achieved with a patch. Is it known when (if ever) the support will be ...
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Google Chat QoS settings

Has anyone figured out what the correct ports are for QoS settings for Google Chat voice converstations? I need to boost the priority of these packets on my home network, but I can't find any docs on ...
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How to set up QoS on ADSL router (terracom) for prioritizing browsing

I want to configure the ADSL router which connects 10+ machines to the internet. I want to give maximum priority to browsing (ports 80,443) and set low priority for bittorrent etc.(port 42180) I have ...
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tc / iproute2, how to list the configuration

This is my first time using traffic shaping and I am wondering how I can list the rules I applied like you can with iptables? Walter
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How to configure QoS for CrashPlan, which connects on HTTPS port, without affecting all other HTTPS traffic?

CrashPlan appears to upload stuff on the standard HTTPS port 443. Is there any way to allocate it bulk QoS priority separately from all other HTTPS traffic, or am I completely stuffed? I'm using ...
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How to stop flatmates consuming all your bandwidth with downloads?

So, you live in a flat with 3 other people and in a typical weekend internet navigation as much voip is pretty much useless. You do some tracking and finds out all flavours of downloads; torrents, ...
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How do I split an internet connection into 4 equal connections?

My 4 roomates and I have a problem: One of my roomies is downloading torrents all the time. When somebody need make a call or doing something like you tube or a quiz using the internet conection. The ...
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Does disabling QoS result in more bandwidth?

I am using windows 7 x64 professional and was wondering if I disable QoS, will I get a wee bit more bandwidth? Is disabling worth it?
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Deprioritize BitTorrent traffic

I'm sure the question has been asked before, but I can't seem to find it for myself; my Google-fu eludes me. My router, the Linksys E2000, does a decent job at being reasonable about prioritizing ...
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How to configure QoS on home router

I have a USR9105 router and I'd like to configure its QoS to prioritize web traffic (browser) over everything else (e.g. torrents). I'm confused by its interface though: "IP precedence" allows ...
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Enabling QoS on IPFire stops all internet traffic, how do I fix it?

I have set up QoS on an IPFire install acting as a router at the gateway to my home LAN. I am using only the default QoS settings, which are meant to function quite well. When QoS is diabled, the ...
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Why does my Tomato router seem to behave badly as time passes

I've set up a Firewall script on my Tomato router (a WRT54G 2.0, actually) that seems to behave correctly at start, but after one or two days, it seems that the script does not work anymore... The ...
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dd-wrt router firmware QoS troubleshooting

I've been using the dd-wrt firmware on my router and I like it a lot! But -- I'm not sure the quality of service (QoS) is working on it. I have it set up as follows: http, port 80 -- Premium ...
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Stress Test a LAN (network) connected to the Internet

Looking to stress test both upstream and downstream capabilities on a LAN that is connected to the Internet to test Quality of Service settings for VoIP traffic on the same network. Aside from ...
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How to limit speeds on my “Linksys Wireless-G Home Router - WRT54GH”?

I have a cable modem connected to my WRT54GH router, my main PC connected to the router with an Ethernet cable, and everyone else connected to the router via wireless. I would like to limit download ...
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How to use router QoS?

N00b question. How exactly does one use router quality of service settings? I've read up on it a bit but I'm still not exactly sure how to use it. So, my real questions are these: Generally, how ...
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How can I reinstall QoS Packet Scheduler if it was removed from the winxp installation by nLite?

I have a WinXP SP3 installation modified by nLite. This particular installation was stripped off the QoS Packet Scheduler. I was advised to remove QoS because of the overhead it produces or something ...
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Is it possible to rate-limit an scp/sftp/rsync/etc transfer from the command-line? ie, manual QoS on a single command?

Specifically, I am looking to rate-limit an scp or sftp session (or other arbitrary network call) in the call itself. For example, let's say I want to copy 100MB to one server, and 1GB to another. ...
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How to configure router to give XBox top priority and the most bandwidth?

I have a "D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N" wireless router and an XBox 360 with the old-style wireless connection thing (usb attachment). I want to configure my router/network to give my XBox as much ...
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Why does my idle connections (MSN/SSH/etc) always disconnect when I'm torrenting? (Using Tomato Firmware)

My max connections in Tomato Firmware is 8192, and current connection counts at 2000+, so it shouldnt be that. Any idea what I can do to rememdy this issue? Thanks!
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How to make torrent downloads faster?

In windows Vista Home Premium x64 using uTorrent, how can I make the download(s) faster? EDIT: What are recommended settings for QoS?
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Tomato QoS: Why is some traffic unclassified when there are classifications for it?

Ok, I am trying to tweak my router to give priority to some traffic. My classifications seem to cover just about everything but I still see ~60 to ~80% of the traffic as unclassified: TCP ...
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How to prevent skype from hogging bandwidth?

ADSL (6 Mbps / 768 Kbps ) D-Link DIR-625 Router Hi Guys, Whenever one of my family members uses skype video to chat with friends it interferes with other internet tasks... particularly: SIP / ...
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Which WiFi routers have the Quality of Service feature?

I read about monitoring and limiting bandwidth can be done on routers which have a Quality of Service feature, but which routers have this feature? Which would you recommend. I read about the QoS ...
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Heavy network traffic makes internet unusable - QoS for certain IPs?

I have a simple home network here - several PCs, one Router. My problem is that when my Laptop is copying large files from another PC, it's Network card gets completely saturated, to the point the ...
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Prevent a download to saturate all bandwidth on Linux

In Linux, a single download can use all available bandwidth, so that any other connection can't be started. (e.g. if I am downloading updates, I can't surf the web at the same time) Is there a way to ...
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Quality of Service on Windows

I find that whenever my bittorrent client is running, all other communication slows down extremely - this is because of the ACKs taking up all the upload bandwidth. Can I configure Windows or install ...