Satellite Internet

Satellite Internet Forum.

Welcome, Guest.
Welcome to this satellite broadband discussion forum. Wherever you are and whatever your problem we are here to help each other. Connecting to the internet via satellite is not always easy but is critically important to those in remote places or with poor terrestrial infrastructure. Both service providers and customers are encouraged to contribute. If you are showing as 'Guest', please register at the bottom of this home page if you wish to contribute or ask question. Read the Forum rules.
      Satellite internet forum          
Pages: 1

Bandwith control

(Read 2233 times)
Kef
Ex Member


Aug 18th, 2014 at 9:33am  
Hello everyone, I'd like to ask for any advice regarding actions to ensuring that a satellite user won't exceed his monthly limit.

This concerns satellite installations in hotels with users that have iphones and galaxy models which will constantly sync with  dropbox and other cloud services, thus consuming the available data per month.

We've come up with a few solutions so far, via a linksys router:
- Blocking known ports for youtube, streams, torrents etc.
- Blocking certain ports apple devices use for syncing
- Blocking certain ports for android devices, google play etc.
- Blocking browser use of dropbox
- Blocking multiple services dropbox uses for syncing files via apps (for example: *.dropbox.com *.getdropbox.com *. amazonws.com and *.softlayer.com)

Still though we are not certain we got everything, as there are mulitple things we are afraid we're missing.

Any advice would be helpful, thanks.
Back to top
 
 
IP Logged
 
Admin1
YaBB Administrator
*****
Offline


Personal text from: Profile,
Options, Top line

Posts: 849
Reply #1 - Aug 18th, 2014 at 10:51am  
Web pages in this forum automatically request the download of advertisement images from Google and Amazon.

If you block:
googlesyndication.com
amazon-adsystem.com
it will reduce the download quantity, but I don't know if it will 'break' the web page and cause browsers to freeze or other problems.

Best regards, Eric
Back to top
 
WWW  
IP Logged
 
Pages: 1