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Getting Started with FortiGate by Fabrizio Volpe, Rosato Fabbri

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Traffic shaping

Inside a security policy we are able to assign a Traffic Shaping configuration. The parameters include minimum as well as maximum levels of bandwidth to be able to guarantee QOS (Quality of Service). Traffic shaping is configured by navigating to the Firewall Objects | Traffic Shaper pane (shown in the following screenshot):

Traffic shaping

Note

There are three shaping options available, which are as follows:

  • Shared policy shaping: Bandwidth management by security policies
  • Per-IP shaping: Bandwidth management by user IP addresses
  • Application control shaping: Bandwidth management by application

More information is available in the document Traffic Shaping ...

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