In computer networking and computer science, bandwidth, network bandwidth, data bandwidth, or digital bandwidth is a measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it (kilobits/s, megabits/s etc.).

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Video Streming server outbound bandwidth and providers [on hold]

Imagine the case of Twitter Periscope or Meerkat.The paradigm of their servers is that they recieve video from users and then stream it to a large amount of users (say > 100K for the sake of this ...
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Two network adapters for a machine to double the transfer speed [on hold]

i am new to this. In my scenario, i have a desktop pc running windows 7 and planning to set up a local web server using xampp for big file transfer in the lab. The problem is that,there are 80 ...
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How to test bandwidth [closed]

I have 2 MB Internet Line. 1 real IP how to check or confirm my line is dedicated or my IP is 103.244.185.188 please help me as soon as possible. How to confirm or test my Internet Line+IP share or ...
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Ubuntu server close connections unexpectedly after multiple downloads

When I connected to Ubuntu server via SSH connection and run script which downloads a lot of images, its quitting ssh connection after few seconds with error: "Write failed: Broken pipe". Then I can ...
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How do I monitor network usage on a Windows server?

I would like to monitor server bandwidth usage. The server OS is Windows Server 2012 This should give me as result the amount of data over a certain period of time and separate it by protocol and by ...
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What to do when an open source tool requires massive bandwidth? [closed]

I've written a real-time socket API that communicates with a data provider and emits data models to connections subscribed to model events. Imagine the provider is StackExchange and the model is a ...
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RTMP load-balancing via HAProxy

I've got a little problem to solve: I need to find a way to load balance, bandwidth-wise, the incoming RTMP streams on my servers. I have 2 RTMP servers (nginx-rtmp), let's call them S1 and S2. The ...
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Bandwidth Policing on Linux gateway - not QoS

I have a linux server providing NAT to a large subnet (/16) using iptables to-destination + multiple external ip's to survive port exhaustion. I've looked at using tc / htb such as here Limiting ...
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How to troubleshoot network bandwidth limitation

Using a dedicated server with 3gbps connection streaming, server crashes at 1Gbps. Pings go from 20ms to 100-500ms, server is slow or unresponsive, streams start buffering or drop. dmesg |grep eth0 [ ...
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GPO limited by system version (Windows Server 2012)?

Windows Server 2012 I want to enable this local GPO: Where it says "Supported on: Windows 7 or computers with BITS 3.5 installed" got me confused, because Windows Server 2012 has BITS 7.6 ...
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raid controller data transfer rate

I'm going to buy an 8-port raid controller for which the declared data trasfer rate is "Up to 6Gb/s per port". The declared connectors are "Two mini-SAS SFF8088". The maximum number of supported ...
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turn server hardware configuration [duplicate]

I want to deploy TURN server on CentOS 6.0 which can handle 5000 audio video connections at a time. Can any buddy give me minimum hardware requirement for it? Specifically number of CPU, RAM and ...
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Locating bandwidth bottleneck

I am using FFMPEG to encode a video stream that is sent to a server at EC2 through ELB. I was only able to get about 2Mbps/15fps throughput to the EC2 instance. Through process of elimination, I ...
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How to limit bandwidth from inside OpenVZ container without tc?

As the title says I would like to know if it is possible to limit bandwidth (download and upload) of OpenVZ container (from inside it) without use of tc or any additional kernel driver (VPS provider ...
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What's the catch for unlimited bandwidth for VPS? [closed]

I need to choose some VPS packages, so I started to google a lot of VPS companies. Typically, a VPS package should have a limited bandwidth(or say traffic, data transfer), such as 2TB, 3TB, etc. Then ...
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Squid delay pools delay_parameters bandwidth

I can not understand the documentation about delay_parameters params in squid. delay_pools 1 delay_class 1 4 delay_parameters 1 -1/-1 -1/-1 -1/-1 600/8000 What is the difference between the first ...
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Troubleshooting poor point to point (over internet) bandwidth between two machines

My problem started out as poor bandwidth between a 64 bit Win 7 Home OpenVPN server in location A (Northern Europe) and a Win 7 or Linux Client in location B (Southern Europe). Location A has FTTC ...
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NFS Server “outbound” bandwidth consumption

I need to understand about something in NFS (Server). Let say i have: Two Different Clouds (One Server on each) One NFS Server One Apache Server (as the NFS Client) with a NFS Mounted Directory ...
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Why does a traceroute from one location to another and vice versa show different paths?

I have recently be plagued by low download speeds from my server and was curious, so I ran a traceroute. (I have removed the end IP and the start IP). I achieve a download speed of 220Kb/s when I am ...
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Firewall throughput [closed]

I saw on multiple site vendor sites about firewall throughput in 1518/512/64 bytes UDP packet and each result from 1518/512/64 bytes UDP packet is 1xxx/smaler than 1xxx/significantly smaller than ...
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VMwaree Workstation. Estimate bandwidth between guest and host systems [closed]

How can be measured the bandwidth speed between Windows 8.1 as host OS and Turnkey LAMP (Debian I guess) stack as guest?
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How to check the bandwith that is used by each connection on Apache?

I am trying to get stats on how much of a bandwidth each connection uses on Apache? I have Apache 2.4 installed on Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to know how many users more I can add on my ...
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Monitor bandwidth consumption for all connected PC over wifi

We have two internet connection connected to individual wifi router (beetel) in our office, lately i am experiencing very slow internet connection or frequent connection drops, when complained to ISP, ...
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Individuals able to hit our bandwidth cap… Only a recent phenomenon?

We have a 10Mbps (synchronous) connection with our ISP. Recently we have discovered that if a single user is watching Netflix, or if I run Windows Update on a PC, we will totally saturate that 10Mbps ...
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Poor memory performance on intel avoton?

I have 12 of these supermicro A1SA2-2750F boards that I'm playing around with in order to compare them to Dell's C5220s but I'm seeing consistent poor memory performance. Just curious if anyone's ...
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iptables connlimit: exclude multiple IP addresses

I have currently this IPTABLES command: iptables -A INPUT -s ! 192.168.0.2 -p tcp --syn -m connlimit [...] -j DROP As far as I know, such rule limit some number of connections following various ...
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vnstats // stats showing large tx amount

I have installed vnstat 2 days ago; the site got something like 20k+ visits in this time frame. I can read a rx value of 2.16Gb but a tx value of 61.2Gb. Feels like something's going wrong. How ...
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Linux Traffic Shaping: ceil rate never reached

My application run on port 8080. I have this iptables command: iptables -A OUTPUT -t mangle -p tcp --sport 8080 -j MARK --set-mark 10 I have also theses TC rules: tc qdisc add dev eth0 root handle ...
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How can identify and quantify physical plant (network capacity) in my local area? [closed]

I am interested in identifying physical plant and network capacity in my local area, which happens to be Boston, but could be anywhere. For example, I understand that in Boston there is something ...
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How to measure and monitor available network bandwidth without stealing network bandwidth?

Please note that I am not asking for well known usual bandwidth monitoring tools like ntop, iperf, vnstat etc. I would like to measure periodically and reliably the max. available bandwidth of a ...
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Is it possible to test throughput without server cooperation?

To measure throughput between two points in a network using iperf, you have to run iperf at one point in server mode. My question is, is there a tool I can use to measure this bandwidth without ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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rsync using only spare bandwidth?

My scenario: Several rural schools Every school: One linux server Limited bandwidth (shared with all school PCs) Electricity not guaranteed (last to leave the school could cut all electricity) ...
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Mac OS X > pfctl > How to limit Bandwidth for a specific port?

I need to limit the Bandwidth of our Apache Server (which runs on port 80 by default). It was easy with ipfw as follows: sudo ipfw pipe 1 config bw 100Kbytes/s sudo ipfw add 1 pipe 1 src-port 80 ...
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When reading SSD drive specs, what's the difference between MB/s and IOPS?

I'm trying to find a suitable SSD drive for my database server (postgres on debian 7 amd-64), and I find that for some SSD drives, while read speed is specified in MB/s, write speed is in IOPS. To ...
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Simulate slow connection between two ubuntu server machines

I want to simulate the following scenario: given that I have 4 ubuntu server machines A,B,C and D. I want to reduce the network bandwidth by 20% between machine A and machine C and 10% between A and ...
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psping to localhost - improve throughput

I'm using following psping command to measure the bandwith throughput for localhost on a physical server psping -4 -b -l 8k -n 20000 localhost:1234 The throughput is around 150MB/s wich isn't all ...
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Keep showing old processes in nethogs

Nethogs stops showing idle processes after a while. How can I make it keep showing them? I want to have a complete history of processes for long time. Is there any alternative to nethogs?
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AWS per connection download limit

I want to spawn a redis slave in AWS (Sydney), which needs ~20Mbit/s to catch up on the writes of the master located in germany. Problem: I get only 8Mbit/s (1MB/s). Tried bigger instance types ...
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Multilayer LACP

I have a network switch that is limited to 2x1Gb/s LACP teaming, however have a file server with a 4x1Gb/s network interface. What options do I have to aggregate all available bandwidth without ...
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How to monitor the bandwidth per each iptables masqueraded device [closed]

Question: Which tool could I use to monitor and break-down in real-time which bandwidth is routed by iptables to which computers? Context: I have a linux box masquerading about 15 devices to ...
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Windows Server 2008 consuming a lot of bandwidth

My Windows Server 2008 has been consuming A LOT of bandwidth in the last days (990 GB). This is a development server so it should not consume more than 100mb aprox. We noticed this after the server ...
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Apache2 Mod CBAND what happens if the limit is reached?

I setup an Apache2 server with the mod_cband to limit download speed at 512kb/s, and I was wondering what happens if I reach the limit. For example, if my server connection is 100Mb/s, I would ...
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How much traffic does a Ubuntu server cause for updates? [closed]

Does anybody have some numbers on how much traffic/month a ubuntu server causes if automatic updates are enabled (just for fetching the apt sources and the packages)? I have a small box which is ...
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Sonicwall 250m bandwidth

We have an nsa 250m with the SonicOS Enhanced 5.9.0.2-107o version. Is there a way to manage bandwidth by group ? I'm already able to do this this by user with this method Firewalls => Access rules ...
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Monitor bandwidth per directory [closed]

I have uploads directory and I would like to count the total downloads of files in that directory, in short, is it possible to monitor the consumed bandwidth per directory?
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Web server losing bandwidth for 6 hours a day

For the past week or so our CentOS server (that runs Apache and NGIX as a proxy) has been acting odd as its bandwidth output has been consistently dropping from around 10/11pm until 4am to around 1M ...
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What network performance is required for thin clients?

I am building a network with approx. 1000 thin clients. I intend to run them over VNC. What type of LAN bandwidth and latency are required? What type of hardware will provide that? If, instead of ...
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How Do I Limit Bandwidth For Connections On My Ubuntu VPS?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, with a 35Gb limit each month (any more than that used and I have to pay). I normally use it with Zpanel to host a Joomla website, and keep the mail ports ...
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Huge Outgoing traffic on windwos azure [closed]

I have a vm on Windows Azure running centos6 as dev node, and have recently experiencing a huge increase in outgoing traffic. VM was stopped and after started by 1 day it shows 236.63 GB on outgoing ...