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 From:  "Matt Ferris - ABC Communications Ltd." <matt at abccomm dot com>
 To:  Seth Martin <SethM at turbinegenerator dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic Shaper Latency Issues.
 Date:  Tue, 09 Aug 2005 09:20:06 -0700
On 8/9/2005 8:40 AM,Seth Martin wrote:
> We are on an full T1 with a /27 subnet.  I have two pipes and 2 rules
> setup (which work but cause latency) one filters all traffic to and from
> a terminal server at 192.168.11.14 and one that filters all traffic NOT
> to or from the terminal server at ip 192.168.11.14.  It works fine, I
> can watch on m0n0mon the bandwidth when a load is put to the TS being
> restricted to 250k, and other bandwidth to like say the mail server
> being trunked off at 1000k.  We get 1.54 megs with the T1 so I'm well
> under the bandwidth I can use as I wish up or down.  We have a data
> server that hosts up half a TB that syncs between locations so I like to
> leave the 1000k pip open to flow in either direction as files have to be
> synced.

If your T1 comes to you as DSL then it's probably an asynchronous 
connection - you're not going to get 1.544Mbps upstream bandwith. In my 
experience, providers ususally limit this to 512kbps.

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Matt Ferris <matt at abccomm dot com>
Senior Web Developer / Asst. Systems Administrator
ABC Communications Ltd. - www.abccomm.com
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