QoS: How To

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    Germán Eduardo García Doego

    Good Morning!!! Could you indicate or give more info about what each QOS profile does? Thank you!!!

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    Jarek

    Great question Germán! Each QoS profile defines how the device or client would preferably be used in the home. For ex. "Gaming" would represent top priority for gaming consoles or computers. "Streaming" would be selected for devices/clients used for streaming music, movies, TV shows, etc. This is a basic way of organizing your bandwidth so your devices better communicate with your router.

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    Rob Lunt

    Is there any way to set QoS priority for wired clients?  Even if I can't set the priority for individual wired clients I would love to be able to set the priority based on a given port.  Thanks!

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    Daniel Osers

    So, understand the prioritization between the three, but how do they interact which each other? How does device 1 And device 2 (if both on gaming or stream) prioritize? Is normal the lowest then?

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    Jarek

    Rob, currently we are making QoS prioritization for wireless clients only. Plans for wired clients is currently unknown.

    Daniel, gaming holds top priority and then streaming would be second to that. Followed by normal being the lowest priority. Clients that share the same QoS prioritization will share bandwidth importance.

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    Tom

    It's great that there's QoS control now, but most people with a PC for gaming prefer to plug directly into the router to reduce latency/interference. Doesn't it sort of defeat the purpose of having a gaming QoS if you can't set that for a hardwired connection? Even if it's just an option by a specific port since you won't have the device information, that would be a great compromise.

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    eMa

    Please, add a " low-priority" profile ;)

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    Patrick Testerman

    Yes - another vote for a low priority profile. I've worked around this my making my and my wife's devices 'gaming' so they are high priority and trump the kids, but it would have been much easier to simply bump the kids' devices down.

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