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How to setup an efficient badwidth management for home wifi

I plan to share our wifi between 4 roommates and occasional guests and mobile devices. We consume mb differently so the bill will not split evenly. I would like to setup something as follows: When ...
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Are WAN Source rules checked after masquerading happens?

We are trying to do traffic shaping in pfSense, and we are having a hell of a time trying to convince pfSense to match the traffic. For example, if i create a WAN rule to log all traffic destined to ...
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What does selecting “none” queue do?

I'm trying to shape traffic in pfSense. The question comes up of which queue to assign traffic to. What happens if i pick none as a queue? In the end, traffic going out the link is under the ...
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Why can the AckQueue not be the same as the Queue?

What should i choose for AckQueue? I'm trying to do traffic shaping in pfSense. Traffic shaping in pfSense involves things called queues. Some queues have higher priority than others. I ...
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How to limit bandwidth used by an IP in the penalty box in pfSense

We're trying to use the pfSense traffic shaping feature known as the Penalty Box. We are interested in limiting the bandwidth of a particular IP to 2%. Note: There is a four-year-old bug in pfSense ...
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ubuntu 14.04 traffic shaping

Traffic shaping using htb and tc does not give expected results for shaping. Hi I am using the script from shaping $TC class add dev $IF parent 1: classid 1:1 htb rate $DNLD When I specify 0.5mbit ...
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Shape virtual machine traffic on host

I have an Ubuntu box on which I need a virtual machine (say, VirtualBox or VMware) also running Ubuntu. If I had to shape the outgoing traffic of the virtual machine on the host operating system, for ...
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Virtual Host Redirects and Packet Flow

If I set up a virtual host in nginx, will all packets flow through that PC? Here is what is going on. I have an openwrt NAT router with two devices behind it, a server and a raspberry pi. I want both ...
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UDP packet priorization simple howto

Is there a simple straightforward way to prioritize all UDP packets incoming on a specific interface? I have a UDP listener that receives information from external GPS devices through UDP, and when ...
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Drop IP fragments of a certain protocol

When conntrack is active, the iptables stack never sees a fragmented IP packet, only the reassembled one (source), so the -f test never matches. If I want to block any fragment I could set ...
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Traffic shaping advice

I've been searching the topic I'm looking for for a quite some time, then I decide to ask my own question because I'm so confused right now. First thing first, here is the background information you ...
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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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Windows command line utility to control network bandwidth

I'm looking for a windows command line utility (it should be command line based because I want to call it from another application) that can control network bandwidth(I mean the download and upload ...
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How can I detect long-lived connections and mark them for shaping

I would like to detect TCP connections which have been open for more than one minute (or for greater than N bytes, or M packets), so I can classify them as bulk traffic ("downloads") and de-prioritise ...
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Limit internet bandwidth

For test purposes (to debug my WindowsPhone7 application), I need to limit the network speed to a small value, like 79 kbits/sec. I’m using Windows 8 x64. NetLimiter doesn’t install at all. ...
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Deprioritizing (traffic shaping) bittorrent seeding

I have a linux server with spare bandwidth. I thought about running an rtorrent client and seeding some popular distros images. However, I can't allow myself to curtail the normal operation of the ...
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Linux - Network Traffic Priority by IP

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and looking for a way to shape network traffic based on the IP address. I have a LAN, lets say from 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.254. The server is at 192.168.1.1. All IPs should ...
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HTTP requests met with “Traffic blocked because of exceed per IP shaper session quota…”

I often am met by this message when trying to load a webpage. When I see it, I get nothing else back from my HTTP requests for a couple minutes, after which things go back to normal. There is no ...
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Blocking/traffic-shaping of an Elastic-IP URL

I'm interested in block or traffic-shaping connections made from my system to a host given by a URL. The problem is that the URL is re-mapped to a different IP address every several minutes (I ...
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Using a Ubuntu AWS instance as tunnel for RDP to simulate bandwidth

I have a bunch of windows instances on EC2 which I can connect to using RDP. I want to test the performance of RDP under various bandwidth and latency conditions. I know about thetc qdisc tool which ...
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Limit Netflix bandwidth

Netflix massacres my ping whenever I play online games. Preferably, I'd like to be able to monitor and limit/assign priorities to any applications using my home network, but if it's a ...
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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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Using traffic shaping, is limiting download traffic helpful or harmful?

I use traffic shaping in MonoWall (BSD) to great advantage with my home connection. It has been quite some time since I've had any kind of issues where user interaction with the internet has seen any ...
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IPv6 traffic shaping

With the second IPv6 Launch Day behind us, i'm stuck waiting for traffic shaping support on IPv6 before i can deploy it to our network. i currently use m0n0wall as a router with its IPv6 support, ...
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I need to block torrent downloads

My cousin complains that his housemate uses torrent and thus it causes slow connection to my cousin. He owns the ADSL modem and I saw some good futures such as blocking websites or protocols. Like if ...
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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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Using tc in Linux and dummynet in FreeBSD to limit bandwidth

We have a network product that runs on Linux and needs to be tested in reduced bandwidth networks. We have been able to use 'tc' (traffic control) in Linux and dummynet in FreeBSD to inject delay ...
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How to deliberately introduce a delay for incoming UDP packets

I want each packet (that match iptables rule) to be delayed by some fixed time interval. How to to this? Preudocode: iptables -A INPUT -p udp <more conditions> -j DELAY --delay 50000 # delay ...
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How to limit traffic on a router based on IP?

how to limit internet traffic on a router based on a LAN IP. so that for example on a 10mb/s internet connection I can have a IP Camera with a dedicated 1mb/s, 2 computers with 3mb/s, and 2 computers ...
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Simulating a low-bandwidth, high-latency network connection on Linux

I'd like to simulate a high-latency, low-bandwidth network connection on my Linux machine. Limiting bandwidth has been discussed before, e.g. here, but I can't find any posts which address limiting ...
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Rapidshare and Megaupload traffic shaping by ISP

I think my ISP is shaping Rapidshare and Mega Upload traffic, the download speed goes down to 30 kb/s every time and only on those sites, I've tried with different programs for downloading and the ...