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Assigning internet data usage quotas and putting restrictions for specific sites only for users in a network

hello, my father wishes to assign internet data usage quotas for users in his office network so that all staff members get a fair connection. And he also wish to prevent users from accessing unnecessary sites during work hours.

 

What will be our options if we want to put into action the above mentioned rules? Is there a certain free/paid software that can be used in Windows Server OS to limit its users to a specific amount of internet data usage quota or do we have to buy a device such as a router/firewall and have some rules there. Thank you

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Most high end routers will have QoS features and depending on the network budget or size, look into managed switches aswell.

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Is that Windows Server machine handling your network? If no, it can not do that. You need to do this at router level.

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