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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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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Consumer router that supports bandwidth threshold alerts? [on hold]

Anybody aware of consumer routers that support bandwidth threshold alerts? I'm thinking something that will send an email to me when my total data consumption exceeds a certain daily threshold. My ...
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Bandwidth control for my home network [migrated]

Goodday, I just wanna ask if how can i control the bandwidth of the wiFi users. I have two routers. First is the modem/wireless router (DHCP) (2in1) (KASDA brand) provided by my ISP, it has other ...
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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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Cisco 881 throughput/bandwidth issue

We have a dedicated 30Mb connection (up/down) from our ISP, but we can only seem to get 10Mb (up/down) from the router. Does anyone know what we're missing, or how we can tweak the settings on this ...
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Dedicated server bandwidth for serving video [duplicate]

I lease a dedicated server which loads both dynamic and static content just fine but I have a problem with bandwidth required for viewing videos. Typically, early in the day, video on the site is ...
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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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Iperf bidirectional bandwidth measurement

Server side: # iperf -s ------------------------------------------------------------ Server listening on TCP port 5001 TCP window size: 85.3 KByte (default) ...
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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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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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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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VM Requirements for project [duplicate]

I am planning to do a project-part of which-will post digital media content to social networks via OAuth on behalf of users. Since I don't get great speeds in the region where I live, I'm thinking of ...
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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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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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Selecting a webserver configuration

I have a website, which has grown from 10 visits per day, to 100 per day in couple of months, and now to about 800 unique visits per day. So far, I have been using a VPS with 512MB RAM, and shared ...
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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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Configure a Linux router for fair bandwidth allocation without unnecessary limiting it

I run a Linux router (more precisely OpenWRT) on an internet connection with very limited bandwidth, around 1 MBit/s downstream and some dozen kBit/s upstream. There are several machines on the net ...
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FreeBSD link aggregation no faster than single link

We put a 4 port Intel I340-T4 NIC in a FreeBSD 9.3 server1 and configured it for link aggregation in LACP mode in an attempt to decrease the time it takes to mirror 8 to 16 TiB of data from a master ...
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How can MediaFire afford unlimited storage space and bandwidth? [closed]

How can MediaFire (and other online storage websites) afford to offer unlimited storage space, as well as unlimited bandwidth?
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Does google's web crawler download binary files?

My Google-fu is failing me right now. I'm trying to figure out whether Google's web crawler downloads non-image binary files when it spiders sites. I know it downloads (and indexes) images and PDFs, ...
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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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finding the best network latency between two countries

I know there are many tools to test for bandwidth and latency, but they all rely on having at least one host from which you can run those tests. I wonder whether there's an online source or some ...
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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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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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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 TZ 200 Network bandwidth or usage monitoring

I was using Pfsense for a while and recently replaced it with SonicWall TZ200. What I miss now is a Bandwidth or usage monitoring like BandwidthD to monitor IP wise traffic. How can I do this ...
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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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Bandwidth monitor for apache websites

I am after a web application that will parse apache log files and record how much bandwidth the user has used. We have several virtual hosts that have custom log files and the I/O is recorded at the ...
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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 ...
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lxc bandwidth control using tc

I am trying to restrict bandwidth inside my containers. I have tried using the following commands , But I think it is not getting effective. cd /sys/fs/cgroup/net_cls/ echo 0x1001 > ...
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Web Hosting Bandwidth

The company that hosts my web servers mentions a 2mb/s dedicated bandwidth with a burst of up to 5mb/s using the 95th percentile ( Burstable ) billing. To me that sounds slow but I know nothing about ...
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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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Reduce Bandwidth on a cisco router (Cisco 877)

PS:Sorry for my english i'm french so i'll try to write the best as I can. I looking since a few weeks now for a command to reduce the bandwidth on a cisco router. I done try a lot off command and ...
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Monitor traffic on ports with Cacti

This seems like a basic question, but i haven't found any solution yet. Recently I've installed Cacti for interface traffic monitoring. That works fine, but I would like to see these graphs for used ...
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Counting bandwidth from a Docker container

I'm trying to figure out how to track bandwidth coming from a Docker container. Normally I use --uid-owner as mark to keep track of bandwidth usage for a given user. However, even when I run all the ...
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Extremely high bandwidth usage on Amazon EC2 instance

I have a m3.medium instance on Amazon EC2. Things are under development and my usual bandwidth usage is no more than 200 to 300 MB per day. I just noticed a spike in my EC2 bill and found out that I ...
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Limit incoming and outgoing bandwidth and latency in linux

I realise many similar questions have already been asked, but so far I've yet to find a solution to my problem. I have a virtual linux server (running Debian Squeeze) that I use for testing of ...
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Logging bandwidth use?

In an attempt to make my life easier I want to log all bandwidth used on my server for a day, and then somehow export it. It doesn't matter much how it exports it because I can parse that stuff ...
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Accelerating OpenVPN using multiple connections

My ISP throttles single connection downloads, but if I use an accelerator like aria2c and open lets say, 20 connections, my download speed shoots through the roof. I have been able to saturate my ...
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Server bandwidth for video streaming website

I need to put on a website videos that can ba shown using a common swf player (like flowplayer). Videos are about 3/4 minutes each (400 MB) in MPEG4/H264 compression. I was thinking to buy a normal ...
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Fortigate 100d 802.3ad bonding / Link aggregation

My network is as follows: 1 x Fortigate 100d with the two WAN ports connected to: Ethernet ISP with STATIC IP configured manually (20 Mbps symmetric) via ISP A Ethernet ISP with STATIC IP ...
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Brute force attack on my servers ports burning through bandwidth

Am having some form of brute force attack being done to my server and I have a screenshot of what's happening below. Remote Address 121.14.154.206 is somehow abusing all of my ports and burning ...
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Low Upload Bandwidth Issues

I'm fairly new to the networking world, so please bare with me. On my companies LAN, we are experiencing low upload bandwidth. Download bandwidth is fine. We have a 10 Mbps up and down through our ...
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How to monitor bandwidth usage in Tomcat?

I am running an Apache Tomcat 6 website and would like a way to somehow log the amount of bandwidth used for each virtual host on the site. Is there such a plugin or logging class that I could use to ...