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How to Block / Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik

How to Block / Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik

Blocking / Limiting connection Internet Download Manager (IDM) in Mikrotik can be done using Layer7 protocol. If a user to download using IDM, then he can use 16 simultaneous connections to download the file. This course will drain the bandwidth that has been allocated, so that other users who do not download will be disturbed because the connection is slow.
Well, to solve it, we can limit connections Internet Download Manager (IDM) using Mikrotik Layer 7 . You do this by combining the features Layer7 protocol with Firewall filters Mikrotik . Please see the following way:
1. Before you start, we try to download a file using the IDM with 16 connections.
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
2. Next, Open Winbox, enter the IP menu -> Firewall -> Tab Layer7. Add new rule.
Please enter the following settings:
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
Name: Limit IDM
regExp:

get /.*(user-agent: Mozilla / 4.0 | range: bytes =)

3. Go to the Filter tab. Add a new rule.
=> On the General tab:
– Chain: Forward
– Protocol: TCP
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
=> On the Advanced tab:
– Choose a name Layer7 Layer7 previously created.
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
=> On the Extra tab:
– Limit: 2 (how many connections that would be opened)
– Netmask: 32
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
=> On the Action tab:
– Action: drop
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
4. Once the settings are made and executed at Mikrotik, please try the download again.
5. As a result, the connection being used by IDM will be reduced to 2 connections only.
Limiting Connections IDM in Mikrotik
Okay so first MikrotikNetworking on How to Block / Limiting Connections in Mikrotik IDM. Good luck 🙂

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One comment

  1. Dilawar Hussain

    Hi Dear ,
    Thank you for helping. but the mentioned script is not working for me. please check is there any change of updated versions of IDM?

    Kind Regards

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