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 From:  Bart Dubelaar <bart at hoteldeplataan dot nl>
 To:  m0n0wall List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Cc:  Ray Cummins <r at burlco dot org>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Captive Portal bandwidth limiting
 Date:  Tue, 13 Feb 2007 19:36:16 +0100
Great! I didn't know that the problem could be solved in this way.
Thanks a lot!

Op 13-feb-2007, om 19:26 heeft Ray Cummins het volgende geschreven:

> This might help:
>
> 16.2. How can I prioritize ACK packets with m0n0wall?
>
> http://doc.m0n0.ch/handbook/faq-ackprio.html
>
> Bart Dubelaar wrote:
>> Hello  everyone,
>>
>> I've set up a wireless hotspot with m0n0wall as a captive portal.  
>> I'm using the latest beta version (1.3b2), which is really great  
>> as you can run it from a USB stick. The system is up and running  
>> for 3 days now and it's working great!
>> One thing that I'm not sure about is if I should prevent excessive  
>> use of bandwidth by users (p2p) in any way. The connection to the  
>> internet is by means of ADSL. One of the nasty things of ADSL is  
>> that when the upload channel get's maxed out the download channel  
>> stops working also. So to prevent this I could blocks ports used  
>> by p2p programs, but I don't like to limit the usability. The  
>> other thing is could do is limit bandwidth usage. In the Captive  
>> Portal settings page one can define a maximum bandwidth  
>> availability per user. The thing is that all the users share one  
>> single captive portal account. So now finally coming to my actual  
>> question: Is the bandwidth availability that I can set in the  
>> captive portal page linked to one user account or is it applied to  
>> every physical user that connects regardless of the account that  
>> is used?
>> For example, if I limit the bandwidth to 100kb and 2 users with  
>> account ' guest' connect, will they both get the 100kb at their  
>> disposition or will they share it?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Bart Dubelaar
>>
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