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Bandwidith Throttling

Dear Team,

I would like to know if any one can able to to guide me and also can send pre define rule set of bandwidth throttling for below mention senario:

My client want to Throttle Trafic of SKYPE for Businees, OFFICE 365 and SAP application.

version which they are using is


need immediate response.





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Re: Bandwidith Throttling


Have you already had a chance to go through the Bandwidth Control article?
Web Gateway: Understanding and Configuring Bandwidth Control

This should give you a good insight and all the hints you need to configure bandwidth control.

If you are still struggling please give some examples/details on what you tried, what the actual outcome was and what the expected outcome is.


Re: Bandwidith Throttling

Hi Steffen,

Highly appreciate your reply.

I have already gone through the document but nothing fruit full happen.

I tried to download example rule set but unable to do so as link was expire.

i need to prioritize/Throttle traffic of SKYPE for Business can you please guide or can able to create example rule set for that and can share with me.

Re: Bandwidith Throttling


You can find the example rule set when you scroll down to the end of the article, there's an "attachments" section. Alternatively  you can use this link: (it's the link to the mentioned attachment)


Unfortunately I don't have an environment with skype for business + web gateway handy hence I cannot give you a working rule set or similar.

However, from my experience I am very uncertain how reliable the bandwidth control would work for skype since skype works very unreliable with proxy servers in general.

But if I would have to give it a try, I would do it the following way:

  1. Define a root class with a min bandwidth of 0 and a max bandwidth of the actual available bandwidth.
  2. Define a child class called "Skype", with "Root" as the parent class and the expected bandwidth values.
  3. Create a new rule set called "Bandwidth Control"
  4. Create a new rule inside the rule set called "Bandwidth Control: Skype" as follow
    Criteria: (use the criteria you are using to detect skype traffic, e.g. if you have a designated port, or a list of URLs)
    Action: Stop Rule Set (or Stop Cycle if nothing else should be done)
    Events: Bandwidth.FromServer("Skype")


Hope this helps

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