Setting up per connection Limit Bandwidth on MikroTik Router

Generally, I do not prefer to add any unwanted restriction on the network user until its required due to some Administration reason. I know, there are more ways to tackle this setting up per connection Limit Bandwidth on MikroTik Router question comes into one’s mind but I resolve my concern while using MikroTik PCQs feature in MikroTik Queue Type and then calling this Queue Type to Simple Queue. There are more options for setting up per connection Limit Bandwidth on MikroTik Router but please share your concern to add anything else in this article. Let’s start to add our configurations;

I am using WinBox for this Article but you can use anything you are convenient to use. Let’s start Step by Step procedure for Setting up per connection Limit Bandwidth on MikroTik Router, any version.

 Setup Queue Types

  • After Successful Login, click on Queues menu.
  • Navigate to Queue Types and Press Add +(Plus Sign) to add a new Queue Type.
  • Type a Name like in my scenario, I used MaximumDownloadSpeed and MaximumUploadSpeed.
  • Select pcq in Kind field, right after Type Name.
  • Set the limit, you want to set in the Rate field. I used 8M for each IP.
  • Select Classifier as Src. Address for MaximumDownloadSpeed.

  • Select Classifier as Dst. Address for MaximumUploadSpeed. 
  • Click Apply and Press OK.

 Setup Simple Queues

  • Navigate to Simple Queues and Press Add + (Plus Sign) to add a new Simple Queue.
  • Type a Name like in my scenario, I used MaximumSpeedUser.
  • Leave everything on Default and Navigate to Advanced tab.
  • Select Target Upload as MaximumUploadSpeed in the QueueType Dropdown Menu.
  • Select Target Download as MaximumDownloadSpeed in the QueueType Dropdown Menu.
  • Click Apply and Press OK.

Note: If you are using your own naming conventions, make sure you select the right option (in case different download / upload speed.).