Speed limitation of connected devices

It is possible to limit the bandwidth for any device of your home network by means of Keenetic tools. 

NOTE: Important! You cannot set the bandwidth limitation to connected devices In 'Repeater' or 'Adapter' system operating modes.

You can limit the bandwidth for individual registered devices on your home network, as well as for all unregistered devices.

1. Bandwidth limitation for registered devices.

TIP: Tip: We recommend you to register your devices to have more flexible network management opportunities. For additional info you can refer to the article 'Connected devices registration'.

Click on device entry on 'Device list' page. In the window that appears, enable 'Speed limit' option. Specify the maximum bandwidth in 'Limit' using kbps or Mbps. (this is an integer between 64 and 100000 for kbps and from 1 to 976 for Mbps).

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NOTE: Important! This limitation will be applied both for incoming and outgoing traffic.

In our case we set 10 Mbits/s limitation for device from the homenetwork. 

To check the b/w limitation, perform the speed test from the device to which you have applied b/w limitation. To do this you can use Speedtest web service.

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1.2. You can use schedule for b/w limitation. For example, you want to set b/w limitation that works from 10-00 until 17-00 on Monday.

By default the Schedule have 'Alway on' value in appropriate field. To create a schedule, click on 'Add schedule'. 

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In appeared window you have to specify the name of your new schedule and mark the working time. In our case we created the schedule named 'pc-speed-limit' which works from 10 to 17 on Monday till Thursday.

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1.3.  You can configure the b/w limit for all devices in the 'Home network' (Home) segment via the router command line (CLI) interface.

For example:

CLI: interface Home traffic-shape rate 10000

After that save settings by typing following command:

CLI: system configuration save

To cancel this setting use following commands:

CLI: no interface Home traffic-shape
system configuration save

2. Bandwidth limitation for unregistered devices

Click 'Settings for unregistered devices' on the 'Device list' page.

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Specify the maximum b/w for unregistered devices in 'Speed limit' window. 

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NOTE: Important! Speed limit take effect for unregistered users both in the main home network and in the guest network.
This setting sets the guaranteed b/w for clients. Bandwidth will not spread among users of the Guest network as in the case of setting the b/w limit on the 'Guest network' page. This will avoid the situation when someone downloads a torrent and occupies the entire band of the guest network.

 

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