Qos in Telecomunications means Quality-of-Service.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Roommate lagging internet connection by watching videos from Chinese website. Can QoS fix issue?

My roommate is an international student from China and likes to watch Chinese TV shows online using a website based in that region (we're on the U.S. East Coast). But it causes our network's latency ...
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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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Windows 7 DSCP and 802.1p QoS Mapping?

When I create a QoS policy in Windows 7 through the Group Policy editor and set a DSCP value, does Windows 7 add the 802.1p QoS field to the Ethernet frame? If so, how does it map the different ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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What exactly does QoS packet scheduler do? What are particular real reasons to keep it enabled?

I know what is QoS and don't need general explanations of the term and opinions on what is "QoS packet scheduler" based just on its name. What I am looking for is information on what exactly does ...
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What capabilities to look for a wifi router to avoid clogging?

I am looking for a new wireless router that should automatically distribute available bandwidth to all users connected (up to 10 via wifi), particularly avoiding situations where some (one) user sucks ...
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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 ...
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How to create Policy-based QoS on Windows 7 through CLI?

I am trying to add ToS (QoS) support to a SIP client (taken from open-source Linphone) as so: retval = setsockopt(session->rtp.socket, proto, value_type, (SOCKET_OPTION_VALUE)&tos, ...
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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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Preventing NetFlix from saturating my internet connection

I am watching videos streamed from NetFlix using Chrome and Windows 7 over a Wi-Fi connection to a Belkin N150 (F6D4230-4) router. NetFlix appears to completely flood my internet connection, and other ...
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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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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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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 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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Cisco WAP4410N QoS, only tagging or actually prioritizing?

I just had a visitor to my apartment requesting some internet access. Since the visitor was on a untrusted device (school computer) I decided to put it on a dedicated ssid. Support for multiple ssid ...
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How can I organise sharing the Internet bandwidth with many people at home?

Lets say, you have a relatively fast Internet connection speed. However, there are many people who want to access the Internet and download files at the same time using that available bandwidth. The ...
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TCP port prioritizing on switch/router (QoS)

I have some HP ProCurve series Switch. There is a QoS option for prioritize traffic by TCP/UDP port. I set two ports: one with highest priority and another with lowest. Then I performed tests to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Limit Skydrive upload bandwidth in Windows 8.1

I've setup a new computer in the house with Windows 8.1 and have it syncing photos and music with Skydrive. The syncing works great, but it is taking days to get all the files uploaded and it is ...
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Quality of service in IPV6 [closed]

IPv6 was developed to solve some of the problems of IPv4, such as QoS. We know in IPV4 based on TOS values, a packet would be placed in a prioritized outgoing queue,or take a route with appropriate ...
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How can I design a Custom gateway for wifi

I once logged-in to my router (192.168.1.1) and noticed that alot of my neighbors are connected to it, probably more than 16 different IPs/MAC adresses are stored in my DHCP logs. After I have setup ...
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QoS and other way to optimize speed on network

I have some weird network issues. I'm running on 2 VM's email verifications and my whole network becomes laggy and loosely from it. It shouldn't use high bandwidth its more like sending a lots of ...
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Is there a trickle-like tool to set IP ToS?

I've set up my router to traffic shape using the ToS field, but not all bandwidth-heavy programs set an appropriate value. So I need a way to set the ToS for the traffic of an arbitrary program. Is ...
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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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Advanced QoS on prioritized first packages set by ISP

I have the following problem my ISP (Fibertel from Argentina) accelerates, 'enhances' the first 6.8 megabytes of downstream transfer and it's seems the first 1.8 megabytes of upstream transfer. This ...
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How is the 6th bit of the DSCP-field called?

RFC 2474 uses the ToS byte for Differentiated Services Code Point: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ | DSCP field |CU/ECN | ...
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How do I give HTTP connections higher priority in TP-LINK TD-8901G modem?

I have a TP-LINK modem. My web browsing/surfing speed decreases when I'm transferring files between other computers which are connected to this modem, and when a torrent client is downloading from 20+ ...
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NETGEAR DGN 1000 Limit Usage Per System

How to limit the data usage per system per day connected to my NETGEAR DGN1000 router(modem)? Please share some ideas. I can also use a dedicated computer if you can propose how to route all the ...
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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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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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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 ...