Configuring a traffic shaper to limit bandwidth
- Go to Policy & Objects > Traffic Shapers and select Create New to define a new shared Traffic Shaper profile.
Set Type to Shared.
Enter a Name (in this example, limited_bandwidth) and set the Traffic Priority to Medium.
Set Max Bandwidth to
If you want to set a Guaranteed Bandwidth, make sure the rate is lower than the Max Bandwidth.
Apply your changes.
- By default, shared shapers apply shaping by evenly distributing the bandwidth to all policies using it. You can enable per policy shaping to apply shaping individually to each policy. Right-click your limited_bandwidth shaper and select Edit in CLI from the drop down menu.
Enter the following CLI command:
set per-policy enable
- With per policy shaping enabled, edit your limited_bandwidth shaper and verify that Apply shaper is set to Per policy.