This article describes how to create bandwidth limits for a website. We can use a rule like this to limit or guarantee bandwidth to users when they browse the web. The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Firewall
The primary objective of Traffic Shaping policies is to manage and distribute total bandwidth according to parameters such as user, firewall, web category, or application. Traffic Shaping policy allocates and limits the maximum bandwidth usage of the user and controls web and network traffic.
Bandwidth is the amount of data passing through media over a period of time and is measured in terms of kilobytes per second (KBps) or kilobits per second (kbits) (1 Byte = 8 bits).
You can define Traffic Shaping policy for:
Go to Firewall and click on + Add Firewall Rule to create a new User/Network rule, as shown below:
This configuration will restrict the YouTube website with 128KB bandwidth for the LAN.
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