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QOS - Bandwidth limiting a single user

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by sirris, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. sirris

    sirris Network Guru Member

    I am currently using Thibor 15c (considering moving to Tomato) and I am curious if the following is possible:

    I am sharing my wifi with my neighbor. He asked politely and I didn't really feel like I could say no without straining our relationship. I'm a bandwidth hog, and while I'm happy for him to use my connection, I also don't want him eating up my bandwidth with all his torrent and p2p apps.

    Is there a way for me to severely limit his upload and download speeds and TCP/UDP connections using Tomato?

    I've tried using the script generator as well (via Thibor) and all it ever seens to do is limit his upload speed. I care more about his download speed.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. der_Kief

    der_Kief Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    there must b something wrong with your configuration of Script Generator ! Here in my house i limit the download-bandwidth with sg and it works perfect (with Tomato :). Limiting upload is done via QoS of Tomato. So recheck your settings/configuration and try again.

  3. digitalgeek

    digitalgeek Network Guru Member

    It is possible through the inbound limit settings in QOS... you could set the first rule on his mac or IP (setup a static dhcp for him) limit him that way and second rule for everyone else to have max inbound.

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