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Bandwidth control program?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by os008, Apr 28, 2008.

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    os008 Thread Starter

    Apr 28, 2008
    Hi everyone,
    I've been using a program called Bandwidth Manager for years with Windows XP to control the bandwidth going to the network users from the Internet.

    I moved to Windows Vista a few weeks ago. Problem is that the program doesn't support it. So i tried different other programs, they all are very bad, or simply doesn't work with the setup i have, which is an ADSL Modem (USB), Internet Connection Sharing, and an NIC.

    In BWM i simply create a rule, choose the NIC i want to control, specify the MAC of the Source and Destination, and then the speed.

    All the programs i've tried failed because of the Source and Destination problem. When i create the rule, for each user i make 2 rules actually, one Download and one Upload. The Download is simply controlled by specifying the Source as ALL, and the Destination as the user's MAC, that's because the NIC is facing the LAN. The Upload is Vice Versa. Nearly all the programs i've tried either combine the Upload and Download rules, or just force me to choose weird naming for the NICs which results in a complete failure to control the packet the way i want.

    Do you guys have any suggestions on which program is simple enough to meet the purpose i want please?

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