Identifying network latency / jitter issues w/ Wireshark

Issue : sporadically and randomly clients would see jitter (picture freezing for a small number of seconds) when viewing live video streams such as BBC news To start tackling the above issue it is first important to observe the normal behaviour of the video stream. In BBC’s case, the video stream is using RTMP (port … Continue reading Identifying network latency / jitter issues w/ Wireshark

Implementing traffic shaping for home use (SonicWALL)

Having recently moved to a lower-bandwidth area (from 12Mb/s to 7Mb/s… sucks ), I really needed to find a way of controlling and optimizing the Internet usage from my home connection. That’s basically what traffic shaping, or bandwidth management (BWM) comes into play. I still have a low-end sonicwall TZ200 from my support days, and … Continue reading Implementing traffic shaping for home use (SonicWALL)