Bandwith

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vineapple3332
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Bandwith

Postby vineapple3332 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:27 pm

I have a 50GB data plan. (really great deal BTW) Does anyone have any recommendations of bandwidth hogs that I could block on my network. I was thinking Microsoft Updates, Microsoft Peer to Peer Updates, iOS updates, Android Updates, as updates could occur when I am connected to a unlimited connection.

I'm not exactly sure how I could do this though.

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Re: Bandwith

Postby ispyisail » Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:52 am

selective blocking is not easy as most traffic these days is encrypted

Rog66
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Re: Bandwith

Postby Rog66 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:40 pm

Lantis included blocking encrypted sites in the code a while back. I'm not sure if this was only added to the mvebu code but I believe its in the current development version. Works for everything I've tested it with (facebook,yahoo, snapchat etc.)


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