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JustinAHaze
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Registered: ‎06-26-2010
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RV016 Bandwidth Management and VOIP Quality Issues

 

I replaced an old router with a Linksys RV016 at a small office comprising about 15 computers and 15 VOIP Phones (using G729a requiring ~80kbps). I am hearing complaints about the following
1) Incoming VOIP Quality is bad, Outgoing is fine.
2) Downloads to computers are slower than before.
I am a bit new to VOIP but have some solid networking experience. However I am concerned I do not fully understand the bandwidth management of this device and I think the Linksys documentation is a little light. 
Should I be using priority instead of rate control?
Are the MIN/MAX rate control figures shared among the IP addresses or are they applied to each? I have adjusted these rates up and down without any improvement (although I haven't been back to test myself). 
Below are the settings for the router. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate the input.
ISP Speed: 3 M Up/Dn
Router: Linksys RV016
F/W: 3.0.0.19-tm
WAN1: 10M Full (per ISP Modem)
DHCP Enabled: .150-199 (for Computers)
DHCP Resrved: .101-149 (for VOIP Devices)
Bandwidth Management: Rate Control
Service~IPs~Dir~Min/Max
All TCP/UDP Traffic~192.168.1.101-149~UP~256/512
All TCP/UDP Traffic~192.168.1.101-149~DN~256/512
(Also used min max of 1024, 1548)
Firewall Enabled: 
Service~Type~Ports
VOIP1~UDP~5060- 5090 (As per VOIP provider)
VOIP2~UDP~16384-16482 (As per VOIP provider)
Rule
Service~Interface~Source~Dest
VOIP1~LAN~.101-.149~ANY
VOIP2~LAN~.101-.149~ANY
VOIP1~WAN~ANY~.101-.149
VOIP2~WAN~ANY~.101-.149
VPN: PPTP Server
(only used by me for adjusting configuration remotely)

I replaced an old router with a Linksys RV016 at a small office comprising about 15 computers and 15 VOIP Phones (using G729a requiring ~80kbps). I am hearing complaints about the following


1) Incoming VOIP Quality is bad, Outgoing is fine.

2) Downloads to computers are slower than before.


I am a bit new to VOIP but have some solid networking experience. However I am concerned I do not fully understand the bandwidth management of this device. 

Should I be using priority instead of rate control?


Are the MIN/MAX rate control figures shared among the IP addresses or are they applied to each?

I have adjusted these rates up and down without any improvement (although I haven't been back to test myself). 

Is that bandwidth reserved even if the device(s) are not consuming it?


Below are the settings for the router. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate the input.


ISP Speed: 3 M Up/Dn

Router: Linksys RV016

F/W: 3.0.0.19-tm

WAN1: 10M Full (per ISP Modem)

DHCP Enabled: .150-199 (for Computers)

DHCP Resrved: .101-149 (for VOIP Devices)


Bandwidth Management: Rate Control

Kbit/Sec Up 3072 Dn 3072

 

Service~IPs~Dir~Min/Max

All TCP/UDP Traffic~192.168.1.101-149~UP~256/512

All TCP/UDP Traffic~192.168.1.101-149~DN~256/512

(Also used min max of 1024, 1548)

 

Firewall Enabled:

Service~Type~Ports

VOIP1~UDP~5060- 5090 (As per VOIP provider)

VOIP2~UDP~16384-16482 (As per VOIP provider)


RuleService~Interface~Source~Dest

VOIP1~LAN~.101-.149~ANY

VOIP2~LAN~.101-.149~ANY

VOIP1~WAN~ANY~.101-.149

VOIP2~WAN~ANY~.101-.149


VPN: PPTP Server(only used by me for adjusting configuration remotely)</blockquote>

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iamgiantherockstar
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Registered: ‎03-19-2009

Re: RV016 Bandwidth Management and VOIP Quality Issues

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