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Currently, I have this router http://www.trendnet.com/kb/kbp_showp....asp?catId=469 and i'm looking for a new router that has the ability restrict a set amount of bandwith to each ip address.

I find that my family is going over the bandwith limit for the past few months, and its really getting on my nerves.

1) is it possible to do this on my current router (trendnet)

2) if somoene can provide me with an upgraded router, it doesn't have to be "the fastest router on the market" type thing, just a simple network setup.


Thanks!
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post #2 of 19
If that's v1 you can run DD-WRT on it.
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post #4 of 19
Sorry, for whatever reason I read 652.

Most routers will not have the ability to limit bandwidth per IP.
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post #5 of 19
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Is there any alternative or something I can do to limit the internet usage?
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post #6 of 19
you can build your own router
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lol.. thanks for the free bump?
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post #8 of 19
http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtop...655&highlight=

Something like this?

As for the router, the WNDR series by netgear is nice (i have the 3700 version)

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r243...00-and-DD-WRT-
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post #9 of 19
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Almost, thanks for that post.

Let me expain the problem a little better:

My internet service provider only provides 60 GB of bandwith (uploading and downloading) each month. And with 5 computers connected to the internet, we seem to use up alot of that bandwith and usually exceed the limit.

So what I want to do is put 500 mb of bandwith to each ip address per day. Whether that gets used or not, not my problem. But they will not be able to download or upload more than 500 mb a day.

So now that my router cannot run DD-WRT fw, I need an alternative.


Hope this clarifies things.
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lol.. thanks for the free bump?
http://www.bit-tech.net/bits/2008/06...r-own-router/1 I was serious, very powerful
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