Traffic Shaping Question



  • Hi,

    I am fairly new to pfsense and the forums.

    I have a configuration question regarding traffic shaping.

    I have a pfsense router installed in a single lan, single wan configuration, dhcp server etc.
    I have neighbours in the same building block that would like to share my internet connection.
    My solution is to just run a cable from my main switch to their living room and connect a Wireless Access Point, with their own ssid.
    I would like to shape the traffic (Rate Limit) coming from that access point and devices connected to it on my WAN so that they don't do any heavy downloading and it affects my browsing etc?

    What would be the best way to do this with pfsense?

    Regards,
    Dylan



  • If you want to give them a hard throughput cap, the easiest way is through use of a limiter.



  • Hi Kom,

    Thank you for the reply. The only way I can think of doing this, is to perhaps put them on their own VLAN with their own separate IP Range?

    Id there an easier way of using the limiter?

    Best Regards,
    Dylan



  • That would work.  Read this to start.