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Description

This article deals with setting bandwidth control to make more efficient use of Internet access.

As an example, YouTube access may be allowed in a network, however, it may be necessary to manage the use of this traffic without altering the bandwidth assigned to other traffic.


Scope

Better use of Internet access.


Solution

1) Generate security profile

Security profile > Application Control > Create a new profile and set name > Select Video/Audio category and select traffic shaping.  Select the required traffic shaping.

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2) Apply the traffic policy

Policy & Objets > IPV4 > Create or select a Policy > Edit and select the application (the one that was created before) control traffic shaping and select the required traffic shaping.

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3) Monitor and verify

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