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 From:  "C. Andrew Zook" <andrewzook at pdqlocks dot com>
 To:  "C. Andrew Zook" <andrewzook at pdqlocks dot com>
 Cc:  Paul Taylor <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Does Traffic Shaper Suck??
 Date:  Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:48:20 -0400
Sorry, ISP rates speed as 1.5 Mbps....

-------- Original Message  --------
From: "C. Andrew Zook" <andrewzook at pdqlocks dot com>
To: Paul Taylor <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>
Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re:[m0n0wall] Does Traffic Shaper Suck??
Date: 04/10/2006 12:33 PM

> I have a 1.5Mbit connection - total speed. This speed includes upload 
> and download (the ISP has them auto-adjust).
>
> I have a WRAP board with 1.22 on it, and I have 5 remote locations.
>
> I have VPN tunnels set up b/w these remote locations that all total 
> only transfer 200mb per day.
>
> I am trying to shape the traffic at each location so that random web 
> surfing does not kill my vpn connections.
>
> I have a Debian server with Smokeping setup to monitor ping times 
> across the VPN tunnels to the other m0n0walls.
>
> I can't make it work using the default rules. Anything I try just 
> makes the latency go through the roof, and I get a lot of dropped 
> packets (even in peroids of low usage like the middle of the night)!
>
> I have tried to find actual speeds by running some speed tests, and I 
> have limited my speeds to something well below (even up to half) of 
> those results!
>
> My latest attempt was Traffic shaper enabled with default rules, 
> 500Kbit/s incoming, 350Kbit/s outgoing.
>
> Help me!
>
> Andy
>
> -------- Original Message  --------
> From: Paul Taylor <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>
> To: "C. Andrew Zook" <andrewzook at pdqlocks dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re:[m0n0wall] Does Traffic Shaper Suck??
> Date: 04/10/2006 12:23 PM
>
>> To answer your question - Yes, I use it constantly...  It works great 
>> for
>> me.
>>
>> Perhaps if you tell people what sort of link you have and what you are
>> trying to accomplish, someone can help...
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: C. Andrew Zook [mailto:andrewzook at pdqlocks dot com] Sent: Monday, 
>> April 10, 2006 12:21 PM
>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>> Subject: [m0n0wall] Does Traffic Shaper Suck??
>>
>> Has anyone used it successfully?
>>
>> I get dropped packets and increased latency no matter how much I slow 
>> down my connections. I can't seem to make progress with it! I give up!
>>
>> Andy
>>
>>
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