Guaranteed Categories

How do I get to this page?

This page opens when you navigate to Web Filter and click Management.

What’s on this page?

Guaranteed Categories regulate the flow of traffic–both outbound and inbound–for selected content categories. This means, for example, that important traffic, such as online courseware, will not have to share bandwidth with less important traffic such as general web surfing and streaming media.

With guaranteed categories enabled, the Lightspeed Systems Rocket begins to prioritize traffic by category when overall traffic reaches a specified percentage of the throughput.

When should I use this?

Use this page to configure thresholds and categories that should be prioritized. The following video provides an in-depth explanation of how to use Guaranteed Categories:

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