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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Increase bandwidth per connection on a server

Requirement: I am load testing Rabbit MQ by generating a large number of requests/sec to the server (Server config: 8 core, 16GB). To achieve the above, I am generating load from a client machine at ...
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If I enable bandwidth control on my wifi router can I handle more connections reliably?

I have a small router (TP-Link TL-WR841N) bandwidth is 300 Mbps. With default settings it cannot handle more than 10 connections without choking and kicking people out. Theoretically, however, it can ...
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How do I assess the capacity of my link for Active Directory needs?

I'm working for a company that has a head office and some remote sites. We have an Active Directory server in the head office and we now want all of the users in the remote sites to join and work on ...
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Group traffic shaping with traffic control?

I'm trying to limit the output bandwidth generated by an application with linux tc. This application sends me the source port of the request that I use has a filter to limit each user at a given ...
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Is it possible to limit output bandwidth between eth0 and lo?

I'm trying to limit the bandwidth between my eth0 output (nginx proxy) to my loopback inteface (apache) by filtering on destination port. Incoming Packet -> Eth0 -> 0.0.0.0:80 Nginx -> tc ...
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Leased Line bandwidth distribution among users [closed]

Say that i purchase a 4 Mb leased line (Radio wave), and also i have around 50-75 users using the connection. What will the speed will each user get ? Will the 4MB be divided among all 75 users or ...
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Reduce outgoing bandwidth in ffmpeg

I have a server in Rackspace with some ffmpeg processes listening to audio streaming. Off course when listening to streamings the incoming network traffic is high, and this is ok. But I noticed that ...
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Streaming audio/video in a publicly-hosted server increases bandwith usage [closed]

I have a website hosted in a public server (withoud any streaming content) ,using public hosting instead of private because its cheaper. But in public hosting their are limitations when compared to ...
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UDP bandwidth calculation based on packet size, request rate and latency [closed]

I need to estimate the bandwidth for a measurement application to be written that uses UDP. I have a good sense of the numbers but am not sure how to put them together. I checked a few throughput ...
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nginx - limiting bandwidth usage per server block

In Apache we have some great solutions for limiting the bandwidth usage per vhost, like mod_bandwidth. However, since I started using nginx, I couldn't find a way of limiting and monitoring the ...
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Method / Tools to analyze temporarily bandwith collapse

I've tested my server¹ with a python port of mechanize - multi-mechanize. I ran several pretty simple tests - but I always get a drop from 10mbits to some kb of upload bandwith. And I've no idea why. ...
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Do you need N times the bandwidth to send same data to N users? [closed]

Do you need N times the bandwidth to send same data to N users (for example when streaming live video to many users) or are current network protocols capable of cloning packets mid-route (or similar ...
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Should Skype be reliable in a corporate environment?

I have been managing the IT function in a small software development company that has grown from 10 users to 70 users in 5 years. Most users in the company are office based, but some key users work ...
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Where is my bandwidth?

We've got a DSL line rated at 7Mbps. The best speed test results are little over 4Mbps. After replacing our modem, and spending hours on the phone with Verizon, they say that 4Mbps is within ...
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How to use iSCSI MPIO to increase bandwidth with XenServer?

I've a FreeNAS Server with four network interfaces. The iSCSI traffic goes through two of those interfaces, and each interface has one IP address in a different subnet. As example: igb0: ...
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Best way to optimize site speed for a large traffic website? [closed]

I'm currently managing a Website for a client of mine who gets about about 500-1000 visits minimum a day, and this includes Members uploading videos, photos, blog posts and other content. The site ...
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How does HA proxy use bandwidth?

We're using HA proxy for load balancing web servers. How does bandwidth usage work for HA proxy? HA proxy is on a different network than the web servers. Does the bandwidth that ends up being used ...
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HTB equal bandwith sharing per ip in one class

In my tc configuration (shown below) in one class all bandwidth is shared among connections equally, but I want to share bandwidth among all IP addresses equally. Now: 192.168.0.2 - 38KB/s ...
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Windows 2012 R2 RRAS VPN Bandwidth issue (worked fine with 2008 R2)

3 machines : VPN Server (VS) Random Server (RS) My Personnal Computer (PC) PC and VS on different networks VS and RS are on same network VS can connect the internet directly and has a bandwidth of ...
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View historical data per IP with PRTG packet sniffer

I have recently set up PRTG's packet sniffer sensor for bandwidth monitoring. I am able to pull up historical data in 15 minute increments and see who was the highest user but I would like to see ...
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How to automatically send email when process is using more than xxxMbit/s

I haven't found anything for that. How could I automatically send an email (via crontab) with the ID of the process, the user & finally what's the name of the process for example when this process ...
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Trace Route, Slow Pings, timeouts on after server restore

I am getting bad ping times on my server, especially for large data requests. The stored procedure on the server runs at 1 second, while calling it through my web applicaiton takes 23+ seconds. This ...
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fortigate traffic packets not logged

Ciao, we use Fortigate device since years and now we need to check bandwidth usage per protocol and this is is not possible. We made this test: 1) all policy Logging Options - Log all Sessions 2) ...
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PPTPD VPN only forward DNS requests?

Is there any possible way of configuring a PPTPD VPN server to only forward DNS requests on so that I can save bandwidth? Thanks, Francis
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why does a multicast server endlessly transmitting packets even no client require [closed]

i used to setup a multicast server using windows server 2003 OS, i can see a lot of packets transimitted from the server once it was started. Does it make sense when no one is requiring the multicast ...
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Dedicating a server for latency test

I've created a server to test bandwidth from employees working remote (using speedtest.net mini), but was wondering if anyone knew of a way to setup some software in linux to test latency and possibly ...
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What size bandwidth pipe do I need? [duplicate]

I am currently hosting in a data center and paying a very large monthly bill. We are moving to a new office and I have been toying with the idea of installing a leased line and self hosting. Public ...
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How do I measure the maximum throughput over a timeframe?

I tried to find out the maximum up- and down- DSL throughput I can achieve on my local machine. I tried it with iptraf: On my server with $IP I started: iptraf -s and on my local machine: iperf ...
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How do I ensure a REST API does not have a bottleneck when it receives requests? [closed]

I'm creating a REST API that will listen on a public URL and accept uploads of large amounts of data. I understand how to scale software processes using message queues, but what I don't understand is ...
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How do I calculate the necessary bandwidth for my office with PCs and VoIP phones?

In our office we have 30 PCs, 2 WiFi and 6 VoIP phones connected to the network that consumes bandwidth. Basically 30 PCs are simultaneously using the Internet (like Facebook, surfing the web and ...
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Speed limit on streaming/downloading MP4 files

Even though other file formats are downloaded fast, MP4 files are downloaded / streamed at max of 160 kb/s I checked everything that may limit the bandwidth but couldn't find it. How can i make ...
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Calculate How Much Bandwidth you Need for a Given Number of Users

If I know how many users will be using a site, and about how many will be on at once, and I can approximate how much data is being transferred between the user and server, how can I calculate the ...
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Monitor Exchange bandwidth by user / mailbox

We share an exchange servers between 5 different companies. Our exchange server is consuming a massive amount of bandwidth every month (up to almost a TB!). It's hosted offsite and our hosting ...
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MySQL connection errors when client server bandwidth is exhausted

I have several servers with a lot of outgoing traffic using nginx. When the bandwidth is exhausted (1Gbit), I have problems connecting to my mysql server from those servers. The connect always fails ...
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Openvpn limit bandwidth

I would like to ask you a question concerning openvpn and the possibility to increase the bandwidth in case I want to transfer files. I have an openvpn server via which I connect to my data center. ...
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Mysterious Bandwidth Usage

We use a SonicWall NSA 3500 as our main router. We have a SonicWall Analyzer virtual appliance too that takes information from the NSA 3500 and determines all kinds of stuff, such as bandwidth usage. ...
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nginx and cloudlfare ip confusion?

I am using the below config in http block of my nginx.conf to get real ip while using Cloudflare acceleration service: ## Cloudflare settings to get Real IP's set_real_ip_from ...
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Balancing server bandwith

I am working on a file uploading website. It will be run on dedicated server with 1GBPS connection. I wanna offer visitors max download speed possible at the current moment. So lets say server can ...
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Cisco bandwidth guarantee based on remote host address

On my cisco I have softphones connecting to some external host. How can I assure to all traffic to/from this external host to have its minimal bandwidth (in case of congestion) of 2Mbit? All other ...
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big speed difference on a network link with and without VPN tunnel

Scenario: We have a network link between two offices. The link is provided by a third party company through a VLAN on their network, but to us it is totally transparent -as if we had a simple ...
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Is It Possible to Attach multiple Ports to a TC Filter?

I need to limit the bandwidth/rate by ports, and as a server there would be thousands of ports. Due to the limit of tc filter, I wonder if it is possible for multiple discreate ports to share a same ...
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How Many Filters Can We Have — LINUX QOS

I am doing Qos on Linux server using TC. According to the grammar of tc tool, the handle of a filter must be between 800::001 and 800::FFF. And because 0XFFF equals 4095 in decimal, so we can only ...
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why the dns related traffic is so huge, is my server being hacked? [closed]

I have a vps, and have several site on it, usually these sites are rarely being visited except myself, thus i am shocked by one fact that is i visit the vps provider's portal and find i have used a ...
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Why Parent Class In a TC Rules Tree Not Working

The parent class in my TC rules script doesn't work as it garanteed! Can somebody tell me what is wrong with my script? Here are some details about my question: From the chapter "9.5.4.4. Sample ...
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What Are VMware ESXi/vSphere Fault Tolerance Bandwidth Requirements

I plan on deploying a cluster of 2 ESXi/vSphere servers and having them run in fault tolerance mode. The virtual servers primarily be IIS & SQL. The physical servers will have a single Xeon ...
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Fortigate bandwidth monitoring

I have a Fortigate 200B with Forti OS 5.0. How can I watch the total bandwidth being used by my unit both incoming and outgoing? Thanks
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Linux Speedtest (or download) capable of 10Gbps

We recently just got some brand new servers from Softlayer out of Dallas 05 that should have 10Gbps connectivity and I'd like to test this claim against a few locations. Does anyone have any good ...
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Why This TC Script Not Working

Our application has three classes of traffic, and every type of traffic involves three ports. We want to limit the traffic by port number via TC, so I made a simple TC script to have the test, however ...
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What do these two QOS script statements mean

I am studying the QOS utility of Linux -- TC -- recently, and today I encountered below two statments from a bandwidth-limit script on Linux: tc filter add dev eth0 parent 1: prio 1 protocol ip ...
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Can TC limit bandwidth by the Qos field of IP header

We are developing a client/server applications. There are three types of network data in our server app: Realtime data such as those of Video/audio, Critical Data such as those of Database data and ...