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Topic # 25818 2-Sep-2008 15:51
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Does anyone have any idea about setting up QOS is this (Dick Smith) router? It has some pretty involved settings but the manual has nothing on it. I've searched and searched but cant seem to find anything on ANY qos settings, not just for my router. Thanks

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Reply # 161928 3-Sep-2008 18:52
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Nothing? Nobody?

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  Reply # 161940 3-Sep-2008 19:36
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Can't see anything in the manual. Can you post a screen shot of the QoS page from the advanced settings for the router?




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  Reply # 161942 3-Sep-2008 19:56
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Yup

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  Reply # 161945 3-Sep-2008 20:08
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I assume since this is WxC forum, you need this for VFX. So on that basis:

-Plug the VFX device into one of the network ports e.g. port 1.
-On the QoS page, tick this port
-On QoS page also select something like "minimise delay" or something that sounds hi priority, from the "type of service" drop down box.
-Leave most other things blank, unless they are mandatory.

If you can create a second rule:
-tick all other ports (except port VFX is plugged into)
-type of service = something that sounds real low priority




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  Reply # 161946 3-Sep-2008 20:11
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Huh...too easy. I was kinda thinking I'd have to know a setting for all the different boxes. Thanks, I'll give it a crack.

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  Reply # 161953 3-Sep-2008 20:27
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Yea, there's heaps of advanced ways of configuring QoS, but it's only applicable if you control the entire end to end network - which you don't :( So the best way is to work out what is common - eg, VFX IP address, specific device etc, and put in a rule to prioritise that specific scenario. Then you normally would then de-prioritise everything else.
This is still really only a half measure, ideally is a solution that is end to end from ISP to you, but not yet:(




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  Reply # 161956 3-Sep-2008 20:32
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My understanding is xnet do QOS for VOIP, and I am here (now), so which bit of that network isn't?

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  Reply # 161961 3-Sep-2008 20:50
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smac: My understanding is xnet do QOS for VOIP, and I am here (now), so which bit of that network isn't?

Yep, and that helps, but once it leaves their core & hits the Telecom links through the exchange, the effect can be quickly lost. E.G. if there is congestion at the exchange, or your DSL line has a lot of packet loss, there is no control over what packets get prioritised here. Also, if you are sending out a lot of data, then unless you put some QoS control on it at your end, that too suffers.




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