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
> Ok, this is where I've really been experimenting
> If Proto Source Destination Target Description
> LAN<> * LAN net 126.96.36.199 mitel out
> mitel out
> WAN<> * 188.8.131.52 LAN net mitel in
> 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
> 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.