Why would you configure QoS on your router?
A) Your MTU was not set correctly
B) You want to encrypt traffic on your wireless network
C) You need to provide access to an internal web server
D) You need to prioritize one type of traffic over another
E) Does that require a hammer?
The answer: D) You need to prioritize one type of traffic over another
Quality of Service is commonly used when you need to prioritize a certain traffic flow over another. This is common used with Voice over IP to maintain voice quality, even when large file transfers and streaming video connections are occurring.
Want to know more? Watch “Configuring a SOHO Wireless Router.”
Our SOHO routers include a myriad of settings, configuration options, and network selections. In this video, you’ll learn about options like MAC address filtering, wireless encryption options, port forwarding and port triggering, SSID, IP address management, DMZ ports, WPS, and quality of service configurations.