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Traffic Shaping on Static IP Range

Traffic Shaping NG Firewall

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#1 Aaron

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:27 PM

I am testing out Traffic Shaping on the NG Firewall, the appliance is a VF100 although I guess it is standard across the range.

I think I can see how to configure based on an interface however I would like to be able to traffic shape between devices on the network as I know which of the device are the heavy bandwidth users. Is this possible to do this?

Also I cannot seem to figure out how to assign a QoS Class to a traffic type, I have assigned a QoS profile to a firewall rule but how does it know whether the traffic is Class 1,2 or 3 which is setup in the QoS to divide the allocated bandwidth.

Thanks for your help in advance.


#2 Teemu Schaabl

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 05:46 AM


when configuring Traffic Shaping you'll need to create QoS Bands along with that. These QoS Bands are applied to Firewall Rules in the Ruleset (just below the Source / Service /Destinatino Part of a Rule, there's a Section with dropdown menus where you can choose from your ddefined QoS Bands. it's in the middle).