5) Setting up Bandwidth Management
Bandwidth Management provides a mechanism to setup bandwidths according to IP address
or port or both. You can define the bandwidth policy, including minimum bandwidth and
maximum bandwidth, to a ﬁxed IP address or a ﬁxed port or both for controlling the download
trafﬁc. You could also deﬁne upload bandwidth by setting up the NAT.
Click Basic Conﬁg page in Bandwidth Management folder.
Select Yes to enable Bandwidth
If we want to limit the download bandwidth of a host within a speed range, for example,
100 to 200kbps, we need to ﬁll in the host IP address, the maximum and the minimum data
speeds into the download policy ﬁeld. If the minimum speed is deﬁned, the host can transmit
data at a minimum data speed of 100kbps regardless of the network conditions.
1. To apply on all host an FTP
download speed policy,
leave the IP address field
blank, input "20" in the Port
ﬁeld and deﬁne the speeds,
then click Add.
2. To s e t u p w e b a c c e s s
download policy, input "80"
in the Port ﬁeld, deﬁne the
speeds and click Add.
3. To s e t u p d o w n l o a d
bandwidth policy of a certain
service for a host, input the
host IP address and the
port number of the service,
deﬁne the speeds and click
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