Quality of service is the ability to provide different priority to different applications, users, or data flows, or to guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow.

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How can I get QoS over a WDS bridge on Cisco WAP551

I have two Cisco WAP551 devices bridging two physical locations wirelessly across the street from each other (200 feet, line-of-sight through a window). This is replacing a much, much older wireless ...
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Layer 2 QoS for Windows Server 2012 service

We have an unmanaged Cisco SG102-24 switch which supports layer 2 QoS (IEEE 802.1p). Because we're installing VoIP at our office, we would like to prioritize VoIP packets from our voice server which ...
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Load balancing SDSL + ADSL with Zyxel USG-100

I have a Zyxel gateway/firewall, and two Internet connections : SDSL (4MB up, 4MB down) and ADSL (15MB down, 1MB up). I'm trying to configure my Zyxel to use the two connections, and to use the SDSL ...
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Limit concurrent connections in nginx across multiple servers

I am running a download service with free and paid premium membership types. The free membership should be restricted to one concurrent download. I know how to accomplish this when only one server ...
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Traffic Shaping Script Not Working

I wrote a script trying to use HTB algorithm to limit the throughput of specific ports, below is the script: tc qdisc add dev eth0 root handle 1: htb tc class add dev eth0 parent 1: classid 1:1 ...
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Queuing disciplines are per-interface, what qos is handle with interfaces using same device?

I have read about queuing disciplines here http://lartc.org/. I understand that for instance band 0 of pfifo policy is prioritized over band 2 within same qdisc, but what happen when i have ppp0 and ...
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Traffic shaping prioritizing some WAN interfaces using prio qdisc

Im configuring my router to give preference to some WAN interfaces. I have read about queuing disciplines here http://lartc.org/. I understand how PRIO discipline can prioritize traffic depending on ...
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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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What Is the Smallest Burst Value for HTB Algorithm (QOS)

Regarding the HTB algorithm, I want to know what is the smallest burst value in an HTB shaping rule such as "tc class add dev eth0 parent 1:1 classid 1:10 htb rate 5mbit burst 15k". Is it MTU?
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Throttling individual samba connections

I have a CentOS server set up with Samba on a gigabit LAN connection. I've found that if I copy large amounts of data from the Samba server to a client machine that also has a gigabit connection, ...
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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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iptables filter by bridged interface

I try to make a QOS server using IMQ interface to monitor ingress. my setup : br0 | WAN <=> eth1 => IMQ1 <|> eth0 <=> LAN all go ...
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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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Linux qos: tc DRR qdisc does not work

There is tc queue discipline DRR(Dificite Round Robin) . It has same capabilities, as HTB, but instead of using buckets, filled with tokens, it just assignes every queue some Dificit Counter. On ...
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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 ...
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What kernel module to compile for getting QOS service on Linux

We are developing on Linux system whose kernel had been compiled without QOS service years ago. Currently we want the QOS service back and plan to compile only the QOS-related kernel modules and ...
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Open the Linux QOS Service dynamically

We are developing a C++ application on Fedora (of kernel 2.6.9). This application will use the Linux TC utility to limit the bandwidth of specific applications by scanning their ports and setting ...
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Bandwidth Reservation vs QOS

what is the difference between bandwidth reservation and QOS? for example, if I reserve 30Mbps to VOIP traffic on a router, is that the same of QOS? or does QOS work in a different way?
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Can TC (Linux Qos Utility) limit bandwidth usage of target applications?

We have many applications running on the same server machine which is inside a network of servers. We want limit the bandwidth of our applications to specific value. So here are some choices: ...
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Cisco QoS for telephony and videoconference traffic [closed]

I'm new in QoS and gathering information. I have switches 2960, 3750 and routers 2911, 7200 and I have voip and videoconference device/software in my network that I want to pass to Internet through ...
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VLANs using one managed switch or link router to unmanaged switches?

I'm the resident IT guy in an office with about 20 workers, amongst 3 separate companies who sublet an office. We are wired with 24 ethernet ports dotted around the offices that all lead to a patch ...
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Using Linux just for doing QOS on an existing network

I have a proprietary web filtering device which also functions as a NAT router. It's one interface has a public IP and another interface has a private IP. All local clients connect to the interface ...
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Is there any open source software for QoS (traffic control)? [closed]

We are doing QoS (traffic control) for our server application. This server provides file download service for users and we want to give different users different priority and bandwith. Suppose the ...
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Assignment to LAN queues (qWAN1 & qWAN2) from dual-WAN in pfSense

I need help creating floating rules in pfSense for the following: I have two upper limited download queues qWAN1 and qWAN2 on my LAN interface. Each has its own qACK1, qDefault1 etc. How do I assign ...
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Iperf multiple streams

I need to test my network between two sites using iperf. I'd like to open parallel streams sending data on different (let's say 5 defined) ports, with random length from 10-1000, with random 1-2 ...
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Mouse cursor jumps around when using RDP

We have over 350 users complaining that their mouse cursor keeps jumping around when typing. It seems like it's happening when the protocol is starved for bandwith, but I'm not quite sure yet. If it ...
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PRIO qdisc example from LARTC not working in OpenWrt, OK in debian

I need to do QoS on my network, so I've been reading the LARTC to figure out how. I am running attitude (r36088) on a TP-Link WR1043-ND. Reflashed and installed qos-scripts and kmod-sched only, so ...
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QoS on pfSense 2

I have a question about quality of service (QoS) on pfSense 2 I'm using pfSense 2 to load balance 2 internet line. I want to setup some rules let it work better for VoIP (Skype, x-lite), citrix, VPN, ...
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QoS - What is the 6. Bit in the DS-Field?

RFC 2474 uses the ToS byte for Differentiated Services Code Point: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ | DSCP field |CU/ECN | ...
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Is there an effective way to monitor the load on each switch?

We have about 200 IP phones in our building and I realize we got more complaint about the phone quality after we switched our internet from 50Mbps to 200Mbps Up/Down. I know there's a possibility ...
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htb with an inner gred how to setup filter to reach DPs

I want to create a qos htb class and within this class there is a gred queue. how do I add a working filter for each red queue in the gred queue? what i tried was: DEV=lo SOMEGREDETTINGS="limit ...
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Limit OpenVPN bandwith

Is it possible to configure OpenVPN server to limit bandwidth use per user? Limiting either maximum speed (etc. to 100kb/s) or total downloaded/uploaded data per month is
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Slow network with 50Mb pipe, QOS to blame?

My network runs into intermittent slow downs every so often (enough to hurt employee productivity) Lately it seems to be much worse. I believe the QoS implementation from the network provider maybe ...
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How to view qos statistics on cisco 6500?

We have a 6504 switch with supervisor 720 10GE as core/distribution. We do marking at access level on 2960. I see drops on core. So I need to know about something like mls qos int stat, but on 6500. ...
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How to mark traffic from cpu on cisco 2960S

I am writing a QOS configuration. Does the way to mark trafic from cpu on 2960S exist? 2960S doesn't support service-policy output and vlan-based qos.
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IOS QOS service policy pass-through on a tunnel interface

I have some SIP phones on one network that go through an IPIP tunnel to get to the server. I've setup QOS rules to watch for appropriate VOIP traffic as follows: class-map match-any class-voice ...
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Cisco ASA 5540 multi-WAN and QoS setup

What is the best way to configure the following on a Cisco ASA 5540? I have 2 WAN lines, I need mail (tcp 25) on the one and all other traffic on the second WAN line. On the second WAN line I need ...
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MPLS: INBOUND vs OUTBOUND Labels

In The MPLS LSR if I have 4 INPUT ports with 4 labels label:port 11 : 1 22 : 2 33 : 3 44 : 4 and ONE output port How many labels can exit through the output port/interface? or do they get ...
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Is it possible to limit traffic received by a xen domU?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and openvswitch and xen installed, and I know that limit traffic sent by xen domU can be using rate limit by xen netback or "ingress_policing" by openvswitch. but because ...
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PIR/max-burst ignored message

After I typed the following police command for a type qos class on a Cisco Nexus 7000 switch: police cir 8 kbps pir 8 kbps I get the following message: Note: pir/max-burst ignored Can someone ...
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nginx clobbering sftp traffic during peak times - is tc the answer?

This is probably a continuation of my previous (unanswered) question because the underlying cause is probably the same. I have a Linux server with nginx and sshd running on it. It's on a shared ...
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NFS exports priority on server

I've got a server with several directories shared in exports. One of these exported directories holds home directories, others hold some random data. Is it possible somehow to prioritize i/o coming ...
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Cisco QOS vonage phone

I have a cisco 3550 switch. I have a vonage router plugged into that switch and also a obitalk router. I want to give both the vonage and obitalk boxes maximum priority. I started reading about QOS ...
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Dell PowerConnect 5448 QoS policy based on TCP port specification?

I am working with a set of Dell PowerConnect 5448 switches where I'm trying to prioritize traffic for specific TCP ports/services. In this case, it's a production warehouse printing environment, and ...
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TCP Port prioritizing on switch/router (QoS)

I have some HP ProCurve series Switch. There is a QoS option for prioritize traffic by TCP/UDP port. I set two ports: one with highest priority and another with lowest. Then I performed tests to ...
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How to set up QoS VoIP priority on linux

I am configuring a small network and my idea is to use a linux server as a proxy it will be serving local services to the clients and it will have also a squid server as a caching server for speeding ...
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HP Procurve to Cisco - QOS

I have a HP Procurve with the following: vlan 4 name "Phones" untagged 20 ip address 10.50.60.1 255.255.252.0 qos dscp 101110 qos device-priority 10.50.100.10 dscp 101110 qos ...
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Rate Limiting with HP ProCurve 5406 QOS

Is it possible to enable an absolute value rate limit using QOS on a HP ProCurve 5406 switch for a particular IP address on a specific port? We have a 10Mbps head end connection for multiple ...