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Topic # 92096 26-Oct-2011 18:48
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A couple of members of our household use VPN's to connect to work servers and do remote desktop connections and so I'm curious about what tier a VPN comes under with Slingshots "high speed" broadband? I tried emailing Slingshot yesterday but haven't got a reply (not even sure the form worked to be honest) so I figured I'd try here :)

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  Reply # 537941 26-Oct-2011 20:25
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what do you want to know? are you asking if VPN and RDP is specially prioritized?

what is your objective? do you want to use a VPN to bypass speed limiting on torrents, for example?




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  Reply # 537944 26-Oct-2011 20:29
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Regs: what do you want to know? are you asking if VPN and RDP is specially prioritized?

what is your objective? do you want to use a VPN to bypass speed limiting on torrents, for example?


Just want to know on what level VPNs (or RDP) is prioritized, not looking to bypass speed limits on torrents etc.

On the slingshot website they say they prioritise traffic in the following order:
1. VOIP 

2. Gaming 

3. Browsing 

4. Streaming 

5. Local traffic

6. File sharing, including Peer-to-Peer (P2P)

I was simply wondering where VPNs (or RDP) are in this list :) 
 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 537983 26-Oct-2011 22:30
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I find using national data then it's generally fast. International VPN is a little slower.

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