How to create bandwidth quota for users accessing server via AD accounts over VPN

Posted on 2012-09-18
Last Modified: 2012-09-18

I have a server 2008 r2 as a DC\FS\DHCP\VPN Server at home. I want to share files with my friends over VPN. I have created AD accounts and they are able to successfully access the shared data on the FS, my question is how do I limit the amount of bandwidth each user uses.

My speedtest result is Speedtest resultI dont want there to be a time that everyone is copying data off the server and I cant browse the internet at all because all my upload bandwidth is in use by others.

The only thought I have right now is to put logon hours so others can only connect when I am at work, does anyone have better ideas?
Question by:cyberphunkz
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    Logon hours is what I was going to suggest and then you got there :)    There is no way that I know of to restrict by bandwidth on a file server using group policy or scripts.   You could use quotas but that would be if they were saving files not downloading.

    What about just using skydrive for sharing, you can restrict by user there.



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