while m0n0wall is a really great overall firewall package i think this
problem might be bested solved by using PF and ALTQ from OpenBSD
>> I've found the best approach is to give the wizard a go, then
>> modify what it comes out with. It really is a question of trial and error.
> I try and fail since about 14 days. The wizard is useless since I want to
> reserve a CERTAIN bandwidth in upload AND download direction to certain
> IPs. This should apply to ALL traffic / protocols for a given IP address.
> Please refer to my posting "Help with traffic shaping needed" if you (or
> anyone else) wants to help me by discussing this subject.
> I really would appreciate any useful help. Again please reply to the
> mail "Help with traffic shaping needed" - not in this thread for further
- openbsd's pf doc
- a little old.. but the concepts apply to the latest version of PF
- Prioritizing empty TCP ACKs with pf and ALTQ
- Firewalling with OpenBSD's PF packet filter
besides the docs above, my other PF links
<http://del.icio.us/hanulec/os:bsd:openbsd:pf>, and the mailing list
<http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-pf&r=1&w=2>, you might find one
of the consultants listed on NYCBug's Resource Database useful in solving
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