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Re: Setup Problem

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You can use NAT to keep existing addressing, or change 172.22.0.x to 192.168.1.x to avoid using NAT.

Re: Setup Problem

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

This does not work because bridging does not translate addresses. Bridge is just a packet forwarder. In general, you have two solutions: enable ICS on the Win2K server, or change the router internal address to 192.168.1.x. I'd recommend to reconfigure your network as follows: <router[192.168.1.212]> - <[192.168.1.211] Win2k with BM [192.168.1.210]> - <Switch> - <Client Compu

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Anything. Really. From increased ISP's links and servers load to software running on your PC nightly (like an antivirus update). It requires many test by a professional administrator to determine why it happens.

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Leave the default value. It is the maximum number of packets in the rule's queue before it starts dropping packets on overflow. Don't worry about if everything works normally.

Re: IP address instead of computer name

12 years ago, by Andrew in Print Inspector Forum

This may happen time to time but unfortunately the reason is out of Print Inspector control. The names appear exactly as these reported by the print spooler and sometimes it returns just IP address of a machine instead of its name (I suppose due to temporary WINS or NetBios system fault)

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Is the bandwudth manager service running on the gateway? Are you able to connect it? Also check the client's IP address. If IP addresses are given with DHCP the client may now have another IP address.

Re: Setting up bridge on Windows 2000 workstation with 2 NICs

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Does the station with two NICs route IP packets? Has it enabled the ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) service? I am asking because there are specific sutations. Let me explain. When your network layout is like this <Uplink/Router > - < Windows with Bandwidth Manager > - <Switch> - <Client computers > where A.A.A.A to E.E.E.E are IP addresses. The most imporant thi

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

I am not a wizard to guess. Describe the rule you have configured. Tell where the bandwidth manager is installed (on the client PC or on the gateway server)?

Re: Scanner

12 years ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Try to increase the Ping Timeout parameter in the network scanner options.

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Yes, it does limit P2P as well as any other applications. To test, download a file from a web-site on a client PC. There is no need to reconnect or restart anything after adding/editing a rule.

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

To use MAC addresses choose the MAC address option when create the rules. You need the first rule only if your gateway is also a file server or something like that to allow the users to receive files from/to the server at a full speed.

Re: Configuring my Home Network to work with Bandwidth controller..

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

In this case the SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager should be installed on the server your rules might be something like this: Rule #0: Unlimited local communications Protocol: TCP/UDP Direction: Both Rate: Unlimited Source: Range: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.0.255 Destination: Range: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.0.255 Interface: LAN (one, which points to the local network) Rule #1: Client N1

Re: Information about network protocols

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Each protocol can be used in a particular case. GRE is used for virtual private networking, AH and ESP are used to secure IP traffic. The difference between 'Any' and 'Any IP based' is as follows: 'Any' means really anything going through the network card (including non-IP protocols). In practice this means it will catch widely used ARP protocol, low level LLC and PPP frames, and so on. 'An

Re: proble to config bandwith manager

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Right, when you disable ICS and enable the bandwidth manager bridging, the client's gateway must be 212.251.15.130 (router's IP address) instead of the LAN NIC of the bandwidth manager server.

Re: proble to config bandwith manager

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You don't need to enable ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) at all. It is the reason why you see the single IP address outside. You should reconfigure your network in the following way: 1. Disable Internet Connection Sharing 2. Review TCP/IP settings on the clients. They probably use 212.251.1.99 as the default gateway. Change their gateway to the one which was specified on the external serv

Re: proble to config bandwith manager

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

How the server with BM is configured? Any routing?

Re: Bridging interfaces from BM and sharing connection from network card

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Is your network like this? <PC1 ... PCn> - <Switch> - <Server with BM> - <DSL> If so, is the DSL modem in bridge mode or in router mode? How the server with BM is configured. Please provide as much details as possible.

Re: dynamic bandwith control

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You may consider using quotas. Define a quota with the specified normal speed (say 100 KBps), set its reduced rate to a lower value (say 50 Kbps). As a condition to switch rates choose a number of megabytes. If you don't want to switch rates, choose an unreachable amount (say 1000000 MBytes). After that, create your rules and assign them the quota. You've done it Now, to change the tra

Re: Blocking all traffic from LAN to WAN for any IP in the range in LAN and permitting only for selected IPs

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

In this case the SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager should be installed on the server your rules might be something like this: Rule #0: Unlimited local communications Protocol: TCP/UDP Direction: Both Rate: Unlimited Source: Range: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255 Destination: Range: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255 Interface: LAN (one, which points to the local network) Rule #1: Client N1

Re: Additional columns?

12 years ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

We tried it, but were unable to find reliable code to determine logged on user across the network.

Re: bridging issues when router is used TCP IP SETTING of 2 NIC ?

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

The gateway IP should be 192.168.1.1 (your router IP). A rule example: Rule #1: Client Protocol: TCP/UDP Direction: Both Rate: 100 Kbps Source: 192.168.0.1.100 (a client) Destination: Any IP address Interface: LAN (points to the local network) Please note that the rule must use the interface connected to the network, not to the router.

Re: KWF

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Please download and install the latest update, though keep in mind the following important information: * It runs only on Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2003. * Any previous installations must be removed before installing this release. System reboot is also a must. * Backing up the bandwidth database (bwmsvc.db) is recommended before you remove the current installation.

Re: bridging issues when router is used TCP IP SETTING of 2 NIC ?

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Sure, you can. This feature (briging) is made exactly for that, to be placed between a router and rest of the network to control internet bandwidth.

Re: KWF

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

What version of Windows, KWF and build of the bandwidth manager are you using?

Re: connection refused #10061 on any IP address

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Yes, normally the manager should be installed on an internet gateway to control all LAN workstations, there is usually no sense to install on each workstation.

Re: Unable to connect to IP address: error 10061 connection refused

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Have you installed the bandwidth manager server to the client computers? The bandwidth manager installation package consists of two components. The first is a system service (also known as server). It should be installed on a computer which you want to control. The second is just a GUI (also known as client). You should install the bandwidth manager service on the client PC(s) and the GUI on

Re: Bridging issues when router is used TCP IP setting of 2 NIC

12 years ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

No, give these two server NICs with any IP address from the 192.168.1.x network, then configure LAN users to use the router as gateway. The bridge is transparent for LAN users as they should go through it.

Re: Scanner

12 years ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Choose View - Filter Hosts - By Shares or click the corresponding toolbar button and the scanner will display only computers with shared folders.

Re: Port Scanning

12 years ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

What is the difference between 'listening' and 'open' ports? A port can accept connections (we call it open or listening) or can be closed or inactive.