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Re: Help with bridging function or NAT please

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Will bandwidth manager not catch traffic if routing on the wireless AP to the DSL router is performed without NAT? The problem with bridging on this setup as Mark's mentioned, the whole thing dies if you set an IP with in the same subnet mask on the second adaptor. The first adaptor also locks now without bandwidth manager, ICS or windows bridging aswell. You're not using Windows 2000 Profes

Re: Help with bridging function or NAT please

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Might be worth a shot. Although if the bandwidth manager is in bridge mode, it shouldn't effect the clients at all unless there are specific network adaptors that the bridge mode is less compatable, Andrew? Was Windows briding disabled when you tried to bidge bandwidth manager with static IP's on each card?

Re: Help with bridging function or NAT please

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Perhaps something to consider until Andrew replies... I would recommend setting a static IP on both NIC of the gateway PC and disable the Internet Connection Sharing on the gateway PC since it's being Nat'ed elsewhere. The Interface that is connected to the Internet Router, should be static and for example 10.1.1.5 subnet 255.0.0.0, and the gateway set to 10.1.1.1, and the dns server set to 10.

Re: unable to configure DSL + XP Machine + Wireless Gateway

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

If you connect the BWM machine to a lan port on the AP and use the same IP subnet, problem solved. If you want two subnet ranges with BWM as a transparent bridge, like you're already trying to... Some access points, or more to the point wireless routers, have a "router" mode rather than "home gateway" mode which disables NAT/firewall modes on the access point. Linksys and A

Re: html output/batch commands?

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Network Scanner Forum

Off topic, but I also noticed the MAC addresses are coming up with 8 bytes sometimes instead of 6, such as the local ethernet adaptor being 00-C0-DF-02-E7-EA-00-00. Strange. Yet other IP's are fine such as a router 00-0F-3D-B1-54-73.

Command line: HTML output and batch commands

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Network Scanner Forum

Hey Andrew, Is there anyway the basic net scanner can be set to scan a specified range and save an html file from the command line? I wouldn't mind scheduling it to run now and then automated.

Re: Bandwidth Manager stopping all traffic

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

RE: Making a Sticky for warning against blocking ARP's. http://www.softperfect.com/board/read.php?7,644 It seems to pop up enough this topic now, something that could easily be overlooked when setting up BWM. Gavin.

Re: bridge mode

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Actually I might go read up more on bridging. I did read somewhere that bridges do somethign abotu self-learning in this instance, I'm just not sure of BWM does aswell.

Re: bridge mode

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

That's fine, I was intending adding wireless via ethernet. So in order for it to forward that packet to the second interface, it obviousley keeps a self-learning table of what hosts are where? Or do both interfaces need to be on a different subnet? I just need to clarify my way of thinking a little. So if a packet is received by say eth0, and it's not for the manager host, it forwards the p

Bridging with wi-fi half duplex

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Just a quick question about bridge mode, I'm waiting for some NIC's to arrive since I can't find my spare one so this is in advance and I do appreciate your tiem in replying. Normally I would play around with BWM as a router, but for the sake of having one less hop count bridging does sound like a good idea. So the question is, does the bridge mode self-lern destination and source network layou

Re: Setup Help

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

That was sopose to be a smile, I forgot this forum uses icons to replace text see if that one works.

Re: Setup Help

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

One other small word of wisdom, if you set up a rule to block traffic, make sure you select the Any IP Protocol NOT everything. Otherwise it also blocks basic network activity which tells the BWM machine how to communicate with other physcial devices connected to the network (at a lower level than TCP/IP, it's called ARP - address resolution protocol that maps physical MAC addresses in to a tempor

Re: Setup Help

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Perhaps you should make the NIC to the Motorolla also a static/manual setup with those details you've posted. Also make sure the Motorolla isn't handing out IP's in its DHCP pool lower than 192.168.0.11. Otherwise, you could have a different IP address on the motorolla NIC now and then causing some extra confusion. Gavin.

Re: dynamic bandwith control

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

I also tried the other product mentioned in these posts. I had nothing but problems with it. It was limited in filters, when you get close to even a hundred filters it would take FOREVER to refresh the managers filters etc... as in minutes! Softperfect is by far a better solution, less buggy, and whether it uses realmode or usermode to carry out its tasks, it works and works great full stop.

Re: dynamic bandwith control

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

I would imagne a dynamic bandwidth scheme would increase initial reponse times when fetching websites though. Perhaps a downside to the dynamic theory. Dynamic bandwidth sounds like a good option although I can't see it being as responsive as a constant bitrate knowing that the link it is sharing is not saturated when you go to pull up a webpage. I know it would have to re-calculate the bandwid

Re: Lite version Queue Size

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

I just managed to find an older copy of 2.3 from one of those shareware places without linking back to your website for download. Unless 2.5 has changed something in the registry that makes 2.3 behave the same, it appears 2.3 also has packets up at 43-44 in TCP for the one file. I think I just wasn't as observant as I thought, my appologies. Strange that customer has reported a similar thing thoug

Re: Lite version Queue Size

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Yes I was just downloading the one file, I tried via FTP then via HTTP. The queue sits around 44 packets for a single TCP download regardless of what speed reduction I use on the 256Kbps line. But you are right, it's only if the queue exceeds its limit that it's a major problem. I was so sure that on version 2.3/4 the queue size for the same thing used to be around 7-8 packets for a single downloa

Lite version Queue Size

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Hi Andrew, I had a quick play with the lite version today since the standard trial ran out on me as I haven't had enough time this last week after a slight accident with a screw driver while fixing electronics to play with it further. I'm limiting a 256Kbps downstream to 128Kbps with the lite version, although no matter what I limit in speed terms, the download queue is usually around 42-44 pac

Re: quota calculations

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Cool that's all I was mainly trying to figure out before loading this PC up with network cards and using windows in-built IP Forwarding. Just wasn't sure if BWM treated each adaptor seperately rather than as a group of adaptors under LAN. But got that sussed now.

Re: quota calculations

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Keeping on the quota topic, do all LAN adaptors show up as Local Area Connection, or as LAN interface 1, LAN interface 2 etc... (I'm still trying to find my second adaptor here somewhere). Some ISP's don't charge for national traffic and one I'm looking at. This could be passed on through the BWM machine by handling International (with quota's) and National (without quota's) traffic via diffe

Re: quota calculations

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Just registered on the forum as kiwi_rock now. Gavin.

Re: Priority when bridging

15 years ago, by kiwi_rock in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You could always set the BWM machine up so as to enable IP forwarding (an intermediate router rather than bridge). The BWM machine would become the normal router for all workstations, then operate on another subnet using a second NCI to the router they used to use. No bridging required, just basic IP routing.