On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 17:01:59 +0000, Kev Latimer <kev at ne23 dot net> wrote:
> My m0n0wall is all in and working but I've just had a flash of the
> blindingly obvious on something I'm trying to do. I've been trying to
> traffic shape the data going up my VPN tunnel, specifically trying to
> prioritise the Terminal Services traffic. A quick browse of the lists
> seems to confirm what I thought, that the traffic becomes ESP before the
> shaping "thing" (ipfw?) can see it.
ipfw, yes. The ordering of the stuff in the kernel inbound and
outbound gets pretty hairy. m0n0wall has a kernel patch to fix some
ordering issues with ipfilter and ipfw.
> Do you think shaping the traffic before it becomes ESP is something that
> will ever be feasible, or if not,does anyone have any suggestions on
> alternatives to prioritise the TS traffic?
No idea if it'll ever be feasible, but you could put in a traffic
shaping bridge between the LAN and the VPN m0n0wall on each side.