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 From:  mika <mikata at gmail dot com>
 To:  Vincent Fleuranceau <vincent at bikost dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] How to block FlashGet?
 Date:  Mon, 10 Jan 2005 21:20:32 +0100
> > Hi
> > I have traffic shaper run on m0n0wall (based on magic shaper), but when
> > some user run flashget without session limit he can get all
> > Available  bandwidth and block all network traffic.
> > Do somebody know how to block or limit it?

> I guess FlashGet is simply a download manager and uses no specific port:
> just HTTP, FTP, etc. If for example HTTP has maximum prority in your
> shaper's config, FlashGet will simply take advantage of it. Of coure, I
> may be wrong...

Yes, Flashget uses HTTP/FTP and all that stuff, so m0n0 cannot
differentiate which rule to use especially for Flashget. But you can
try the "Share bandwidth evenly on LAN". This should give every PC an
amount of traffic, even if Flashget is active!