Repeat of Watchguard XTM User Broadband Restriction. How to?
Posted on 2011-09-19
The original answer to this question does not provide an answer. It shows the user guide steps of how to restrict/guarantee minimum and maximum bandwidth on an interface. BUT, How do you prevent one (1) user from using up the interface's assigned bandwidth? That is the question. The closest I find in the guide is QOS settings but it is not clear how this marking of packets actually work and appears to be interface assigned and NOT user defining. I still have some user that is sucking down the assigned broadband of the Outgoing interface, regardless of what that is. How do I either prevent this or balance the connection load at any given time? It appears that with Watchguard, one cannot take a single interface and restrict a single user from hogging the assigned broadband. If I find an answer, I will post. Thanks to all.