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The tennent upstairs will be connecting through my internet connection and I need a way to cap his bandwidth. I've flashed a WRT160n with DDWRT v24 to give him his own AP to connect to. I was hoping I could cap his bandwidth but it looks like the DDWRT firmware will only allow me to give priority to someone but not take it away.

Anyone played with this before?
 
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is he on a guest network?
 

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use QoS?
 
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I found that the upload and download caps will work for what I'm doing. I have 10 devices on my network that I would have to configure if they plugged into this router so I'll just cap the WAN on it since he's the only one connecting to it. It's WAN port plugs into my main router's hub so it'll work that way for now. I have to use 3 routers to make this work the way I want but it's cheap this way.
 
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Here's the pile of gear I'm using.

network (Medium).jpg
 

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routers auto split bandwidth depending on how many devices are connected, you have have to set a specific IP on the computer and limit the sharing to that IP.
 
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