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I have a nic "Local Network" and I would like to limit throughput speed for it to 1480kb/s and 208kb/s upload

How can I do that?

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If you are in fact talking about a Windows machine, there are several ways this can be done:

1.) Change TCP settings on the device in question. This will lower the effective bandwidth, but isn't terribly elegant.

2.) Purchase some rate limiting software such as NetLimiter. It's $30 for one license, but it should do what you're asking.


3.) Limit bandwidth used by that particular host from the gateway, if you have a gateway supporting rate limiting. TC is great if you're using Linux, and Microsoft ISA has similar features.

For more information about these options, read here: http://www.ezlan.net/monitor.html

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Try this shell script:


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Based off the "Local Network" comment of his, I assume he's talking about a Windows machine. –  Jeff McJunkin Jun 30 '10 at 20:11
Yes I am. dubby text cause of limit –  DanSpd Jun 30 '10 at 20:13
color me stupid for assuming. –  karmawhore Jun 30 '10 at 20:37

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