Bandwidth Manager and Firewall 3.6.2
BMF is tool for network administrators who needs central control over traffic shaping, amount of transferred data and security in company physical or virtual network.
It is suitable tool for internet service providers or companies who needs network management tool on Windows platform. It contains stateful firewall for mostly used internet protocols. TCP stateful inspection belongs to the quickest in contemporary Windows firewalls and this property makes it suitable for deploying on gateways with 1Gbit/s and higher data flows. High speed capacity can get under control thousands of clients. Packet filtering or stateful protocol information provides bandwidth limit, Fair Usage Policy data quotas, prohibiting of network traffic and other actions. All product functionality is contained in one installation package deployed on Windows gateway configured like router or ethernet bridge or on Windows Server Hyper-V for managing virtual machine network. Deploying BMF on ethernet bridge is transparent for network clients. Managing of network with BMF does not need to install some client software on client machines with exception of managing by Active Directory names. Supported protocols: Ethernet, IPv4,IPv6,TCP,UDP,ICMP,ICMPv6,DNS,Passive FTP,HTTP,SSL,P2P, support for VLAN and traffic shaping by VLAN ID. Multiple NAT can contains up to 255 public IP addresses and choses public IP address by private subnet. Other features: captive portal, TCP connection redirection, Integration with Active Directory, Maximum of TCP/UDP connections per client, DoS protection. BMF contains DHCP server based on ISC DHCP server which is able to operate on LAN with hundreds clients. Logging features provides information about amount of transferred data through network connections, transferred data by network users, URL requests log or security log etc. Graphs generated from log data shows bandwidth usage for some user or network protocol in dedicated time periods.