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Add a Rate Limiter Profile

You are here: Network > Application QoS.

To add a rate limiter profile:

  1. Click + available on the upper-right corner of the Application QoS page.

    The Add Rate Limiter Profile page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.
Table 1: Fields on the Add Rate Limiter Profile Page




Enter a name for the rate limiter profile. It is applied in AppQoS rules to share device resources based on quality-of-service requirements.

Name must be a string beginning with a letter or underscore and consisting of letters, numbers, dashes and underscores and length should be maximum 63 characters.

Maximum Bandwidth

Enter the maximum bandwidth to be transmitted in Mbps, for this rate limiter. You can provision up to 10240 Mbps of bandwidth among multiple rate limiters to share the resource proportionally.

Range is 64 kbps through 10240 Mbps.

Maximum Burst Size

Enter the maximum burst size (in MB) to be transferred in a single burst or time-slice. This limit ensures that a high-priority transmission does not keep a lower priority transmission from transmitting.

Range is 1 byte through 1280 MB.