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Offline diaxir

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Can traffic shaping improve the security of my network?
« on: January 17, 2018, 01:29:29 am »
Hello there, just wondering, except bandwidth management, can traffic shaping be used to improve security? If yes in what ways?

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Re: Can traffic shaping improve the security of my network?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2018, 09:44:41 am »
Shaping can be used to ensure that internal users aren't using all the bandwidth with none left for internal users or externally-available services.  That's about all I can think of.

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Re: Can traffic shaping improve the security of my network?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2018, 12:49:50 pm »
Shaping/limiting only deals with bandwidth management. It may improve the stability of your network.