How do I separately classify Internet and Intranet servers?
Last Updated May 13, 2017
How do I separately classify Internet and Intranet servers if both are on the Outside of my PacketShaper?
Your WAN network transports web (HTTP) traffic, but this is likely to be a mixture of simple Internet browsing and more critical company Intranet traffic.
Using PacketWise hierarchical classification, you can differentiate between these two traffic types, then apply appropriate policies to each, based on business needs.
When PacketShaper is installed at a branch WAN site, you will usually be most interested in sub-classifying /inbound/outside/http.
Example 1: Employees access the Internet via a proxy server
* Create a child class of HTTP based on the outside IP address of the proxy server. Assign an appropriate rate policy to this class. * All other HTTP traffic will fall into the automatically created /HTTP/Default Class. This traffic is Intranet traffic (or other HTTP traffic that bypasses the proxy) and you can assign the appropriate rate policy.
Note: If you do not apply a policy to this /HTTP/Default class, the /Default policy will be applied.
Example 2: Employees access the Internet directly (no proxy-server)
* Create a child class based on the address space of the Intranet (IP addresses and/or subnets that are outside PacketShaper). Assign an appropriate rate policy to this class. * All other HTTP traffic will fall into the automatically created /HTTP/Default. This traffic is outside Internet browsing and you can assign an appropriate rate policy.
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