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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Scott Karch" <scott dot k at facilitywiz dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] traffic shaping and viop
 Date:  Tue, 25 Jul 2006 17:59:51 +0500
On 7/21/06, Scott Karch <scott dot k at facilitywiz dot com> wrote:
> Hi all. I must be doing something wrong but can't figure it out.
> I can't seem to get traffic shaping to limit inbound traffic different than
> outbound traffic. I am trying to get my IP phone to connect to the office
> and have max priority inbound and outbound. All other traffic should wait
> for the IP phone traffic. FWIW it's a Mitel phone system.
> I have the inbound and outbound pipes set to about 5% less than my actual
> throughput. I only have 2 pipes listed.
> No.     Bandwidth       Delay   PLR     Queue   Mask    Description
> 1       580 Kbit/s
> m_Total Upload
> 2       4000 Kbit/s                                                 m_Total
> I have 4 queues. 2 for the mitel in and out with 100% weight and 2
> restricted with 50% weight for everything else. I'll make it more detailed
> once I get this working.
> No.     Pipe            Weight          Mask    Description
> 1       m_Total Upload  100                             mitel out
> 2       m_Total Download        100                             mitel in
> 3       m_Total Upload  50                              out restricted
> 4       m_Total Download        50                              in
> restricted
> Ok, this is where I've really been experimenting
> If      Proto   Source          Destination     Target          Description
> LAN<>   *               LAN net    mitel out
> mitel out
> WAN<> *        LAN net            mitel in
> mitel
> WAN<>   *               *               *                       out rest..
> restricted out
> I've been hitting http://speakeasy.net/speedtest to punish my line for my
> phone test. The above setting throttles the traffic of the speed test to
> around 400k up and down. What can I do so from inside the LAN I can restrict
> the upload speed to the OUT RESTRICTED queue 400kbs and downloads to the IN
> RESTRICTED for around 3000kbs
> Changing the rules to inbound vs outbound? If my computer connects to
> speakeasy and tries to download something.. is that still considered
> outbound because I initiated it? I'm not even worried about external
> connections to my internal servers now. I just want to make sure if I'm
> uploading or downloading something from my home computer that my IP phone
> still have priority. I realize I don't have a separate IN REST... incoming
> rule, but everyting I do that, I get full download speed that kills my VOIP
> phone.
> Thanks, hope this makes sense

You do need an IN REST - currently when you download something it gets
high priority. You need it to have low priority.