Traffic shaping examples

In the beginning of the chapter, we outlined an example network with some basic traffic shaping requirements. Now we will attempt to implement traffic shaping using pfSense in a manner that matches these requirements as closely as possible.

Example #1 – adding limiters

Although it is generally recommended that you use the traffic shaper wizards when getting started with traffic shaping, for this exercise we will avoid using them, since the rules the wizard will implement would require significant modification. We will begin by navigating to Firewall | Traffic Shaper and selecting the Limiters tab.

We require that DEVELOPERS and ENGINEERING receive 100 Mbps of downstream bandwidth, with 60 Mbps going to DEVELOPERS. We also ...

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