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 From:  Martin Arendtsen <mga at arendtsen dot dk>
 To:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic shapeing
 Date:  Fri, 23 Jan 2004 13:40:37 +0100
On 2004.01.18 13:06:04 , Manuel Kasper wrote:
> On 18.01.2004, at 02:29, Martin Arendtsen wrote:
> 
> >When a pipe is made... and a rule applyed...
> >that is only 128 kb/sec for upload for each source... will m0n0wall 
> >only
> >allow 128 kb/sec for a machine wich is the only one using the bandwidth
> >or can it say... hmm... no one else... heck you can have all bandwith
> >until a other user comes and want some bandwitdh?
> 
> If you have mask = source set on your 128 kbps pipe, then each machine 
> will get 128 kbps (as long as the link is not saturated, of course ;). 
> If mask = none, then all machines will have to share 128 kbps among 
> them. In either case, no single machine can get more than 128 kbps, 
> even if there's much more bandwidth available.
> 
> If you want to let machines "borrow" bandwidth if nobody else uses it, 
> create a pipe with mask = none and a bandwidth value slightly below 
> your effective upstream speed. Then create a queue which references 
> that pipe, mask = source, weight = 1 (or any other value, doesn't 
> matter). Finally, add a rule that puts all outgoing traffic (out on 
> WAN) into that queue. That should create a dynamic queue for each 
> machine with the same weight and linked to the same pipe, which means 
> that all machines will share the available bandwidth equally, while a 
> single machine can still use all the bandwidth if no other machines use 
> any.
> 

OK... I just have tried it... but there was some problems with it.
When I used the WAN interface it seemed like m0n0wall didn't nat at all.

When I use the LAN interface nat works... and so does your solution.

Thanks! I just love m0n0wall :)

/Martin
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Segment fault = Not my fault
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Martin Arendtsen