Bandwidth Management

The first management feature I’ll focus on in this chapter is the concentrator’s bandwidth management feature. Bandwidth management can be used to define bandwidth policies that affect site-to-site or remote access sessions, such as IPsec, L2TP, and PPTP connections.

Bandwidth management was first introduced in Version 3.6. One concern you might have with VPN sessions is that one group of users or a particular L2L session will use up all of your available bandwidth, leaving no bandwidth for other VPN sessions. Fortunately, bandwidth management allows you to create policies and apply them to your VPN sessions, so that you can prevent this problem.

Using bandwidth management is a two-step process:

1.
Creating your bandwidth ...

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