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econst
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Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:54 am

Hi all,

Which is the better approach? Bandwidth control in customer equipment or central control using a radius server? Pls provide pros and cons. Thanks.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:31 am

I use the access list on the AP with QoS configured on almost every device.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:51 pm

Thanks for the response. Any more ideas?
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:12 pm

We use radius/usermanager, The ACL is fine for smaller networks but centralized control is much less work if you have a lot of aps. So would not do it on the client.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:31 pm

I had tried to get UserManager to work on my X86 system but I could not . I guess I have to get a radius server. Thanks.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:42 pm

what problems did you have, been running one site on a pc and another on a 411ah... you can put about 200 clients on a 411 board. It can handle more then that but would recommend using the one with the usb port and adding some extra memory via a stick. You should have no issues, X86 can on occasions be a bit more of a problem depending on the cpu, chipset and NIC you are using, it has worked perfectly on all the boards we have used so far.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:08 am

I could not get the UserManager installed. The motherboard I use has 2Ghz processor with 1 GB of Ram.

I followed the instructions carefully to get UM installed but it just did not work.
 
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Re: Bandwidth control

Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:23 am

to control the badwidth at client side is more advisable because it reduces traffic on our wireless links also.

from my opinion do both the things for bandwidth control.

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