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Is it possible to monitor and control bandwidth in CafeSuite?

 

- when installing CafeAgent there might be Windows warnings while installing bandwidth driver (to prevent it go to System applet in Control Panel, click 'Driver signing' button on Hardware page and change selection to 'Ignore' - see http://daihinia.com/book/export/html/36) 
- tick 'Enable bandwidth control' checkbox on Features page in client settings 
- you can enable default download and upload bandwidth restrictions on 'System policies' page 
- you can define bandwidth pricing and custom limits in charging rates properties on 'Bandwidth rates' page (Money/Charging rates in main settings) 
- you can set account bandwidth transfer limits on Account Validity page in account properties 
- you can set custom bandwidth limit on multiple workstations using menu Workstation/Bandwidth 
- you can enable Bandwidth column using menu View/Setup/Columns
- customers can check bandwidth information in session information window

Yes, in CafeSuite 3.56.2 bandwidth monitoring and control feature was added to the software. Bandwidth control currently only works on 32-bit Windows XP/Vista or 7 - 64-bit version will be released soon. 

To enable bandwidth control:

  • upgrade to the latest version of CafeSuite on server and all clients 
  • tick Enable bandwidth control checkbox on Features page in client settings
  • when installing CafeAgent there might be Windows warnings while installing bandwidth driver (to prevent it go to System applet in Windows Control Panel, click Driver signing button on Hardware page and change selection to Ignore - see this article
  • you can enable default download and upload bandwidth restrictions on System policies page 
  • you can define bandwidth pricing and custom limits in charging rates properties on Bandwidth rates page (Money/Charging rates in main settings) 
  • you can see bandwidth download and upload totals on statusbar in CafeStation
  • you can set account bandwidth transfer limits on Account Validity page in account properties 
  • you can set custom bandwidth limit on multiple workstations using menu Workstation/Bandwidth 
  • you can enable Bandwidth column using menu View/Setup/Columns
  • customers can check bandwidth information in session information window

 

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Last update: 2010-11-23 12:21
Author: Przemek Miszczuk
Revision: 1.0

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