Chapter 5. Policy-Based Quality of Service

This chapter provides information about how to design, deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot Quality of Service (QoS) in Windows Server 2008.

This chapter assumes the following:

  • That you understand the role of Active Directory and Group Policy for managing Microsoft Windows computers.

  • That you have a solid understanding of managing routers in your network infrastructure.


As more people and organizations begin to use real-time networking services, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), multimedia streaming, and video conferencing, the impact of network performance problems becomes more significant. Ten years ago, a network performance problem would just cause a Web page to open slowly. Today, it ...

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