Posted on 2006-03-21
Last Modified: 2010-04-22
our network in a windows network
i am lookin for a bandwidth controller for our network

does linux have a buildin bandwidth controller?
Question by:ammadeyy
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    > does linux have a buildin bandwidth controller?
    Yes, but it has to be put as a router/firewall for whole newtwork.
    If You want to limit traffic between inside network hosts - You need switch with traffic controller onboard.
    One of many howtos
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    Assisted Solution

    See the below link for a description of how to set this up:

    That will give you a much more advanced solution however if you are not comfortable with linux and/or just need a simple solution check out

    or something a little more complex
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    Assisted Solution

    yes linux has one inbuild bandwidth controller tool, just use squid proxy with delay pool option, in my organisation i m using that , and its so effentive.
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    Sometimes following slution might help for you.

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