How to Limit bandwidth on Linux Server

For server admin, you always like to control everything as more as possible to ensure the security and performance. Incase any website uses too much server resource, all other websites would be affected on same server. Bandwidth is the most important part to monitor, there’re many technologies for bandwidth limitation. Here I’d like to introduce an efficient solution.

The documentation can be found on this url:

What’s the purpose of this documentation?

The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy solution for limiting incoming traffic, thus preventing our LAN users from consuming all the bandwidth of our internet link.

This is useful when our internet link is slow or our LAN users download tons of mp3s and the newest Linux distro’s *.iso files.


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