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Squid and Speed limit

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Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I have linux box with Squid2.6 as proxy server , but i have a problem that when one of the users download via IDM it will consume all bandwidth , is there any way to limit user speed via squid to solve this problem.
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i used the first scenario to limit the download speed to 512000 , the download then limited but the browsing become very slow , why ?

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The function of the delay pool is to slow down traffic. This is something you'll have to fine tune to get results you can live with. You can give your users a larger pool, set limits based on file size, file type, time of day and so on. There is no catch-all, each network environment is different and you'll have to configure SQUID for the best performance on your network.
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apology, did not see siridivi mention you can create separate pools while skimming through posts.
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