How do I install QoS (Quality of Service) on Windows 2000 machines ? (kb2051)

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • SwyxWare all versions

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How do I install QoS (Quality of Service) on Windows 2000 machines ?


With using QoS (Quality of Service) within networks it is possible to garantee the needed bandwidth for speech data and to keep the trip times for IP packets short. To get an optimum network performance it is suggested to use QoS in all your active network devices. To enable QoS on your Windows 2000 system (Server / Professional) just follow these steps.

Installation of QoS Paket Scheduler

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Network and Dial-up Connections.
  2. Click the local area connection on which you want to install QoS Packet Scheduler, and then click Properties on the File menu.
  3. Click Install, click Service, and then click Add.
  4. Click QoS Packet Scheduler, and then click OK.

Configuration of Network Adapter

  1. Open Properties of Network Adapter
  2. Select Additional Settings
  3. Enable 802.1p Support

Further informations on how the SwyxWare uses QoS can be found in the Knowledgebase article


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