How to configure Streaming Bandwidth Control
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With the surge of popularity of streaming video sites such as YouTube, Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon prime…etc., companies have to deal with the problem of getting bandwidth speed and insufficient data. They want to limit bandwidth for streaming video traffic without blocking the sites. To make use of this feature Enable Streaming Bandwidth Control service in our Tacitine Firewall and mention your bandwidth limit for streaming videos per user level as well as global level.
Step 1: Log in to the Tacitine. (If you are configuring the Tacitine for the first time, the default Lan IP is http://192.168.100.1) and default username: admin & Password: admin99
Step 2: Click the Configuration > Web Security tab.
Step 3: Click Https proxy > Group Rules > Global Settings > Streaming Bandwidth.
Step 4: Enable the video streaming service.
Step 5: Mention the bandwidth limit for a per-user level or overall limit. If you select per user limit every user will get the (ex:512kbps) mentioned bandwidth. otherwise, if you select overall limit all the user will get (ex:5mbps) total of mentioned bandwidth for streaming.
Step 6: Also Exclude the IP address for those who want to No limitation for streaming bandwidth. (Ex: 192.168.100.10-192.168.100.20).