11.9. Bandwidth Pools

The Bandwidth pools library item defines data transmission speed values that can later be used in traffic shaping rules. For more details on traffic shaping rules, see the chapter Traffic Shaping.

A predefined list is supplied with the product. The administrator can add the desired items during use. To add a new bandwidth pool, follow these steps:



Step 1. Create a bandwidth pool.

Click Add and provide a name and description for the new entry.

Step 2. Specify the speed.

Specify the speed in kB/sec.

Step 3. Specify the DCSP value for QoS.

This parameter is optional. If set, it will be written into each IP packet. The value range is 0 to 63.