How do I control Internet bandwidth per IP on my LAN?
There are a number of applications that will let you limit your bandwidth per IP for each inbound and outbound interface of your network firewall.
For Linux there is the popular Advanced Routing & Traffic Control website, (http://lartc.org/) which contains information on how to implement traffic management on a Linux server. This solution is robust and costs nearly nothing when compared with similar commercial products.
Lastly, if your way cool and have a Cisco router, you can use the "rate-limit" command to control the bandwidth consumed by each IP. If you require further information for this, visit Cisco's site ( www.cisco.com) and perform a search.
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