Hopefully that other people can help you better, but in the mean time I can
tell you how I did it on a linux based device recently for a customer.
At every network shaping is disabled by default, start a script runs and
does an ftp upload and a download from his own ftp server, the script takes
the transmission speeds, put them in the shaper config and starts the
No clue on how to do that on m0n0wall / BSD though , but it might give you
an idea to go to the right solution.
Van: Douglas Stringer [mailto:dougstringer at mac dot com]
Verzonden: dinsdag 23 oktober 2007 19:37
Aan: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Onderwerp: [m0n0wall] Traffic Shaping with WAN speeds changing daily
I have a question for anyone out there familiar with m0n0.
I have a situation where my router is travelling around the world.
Every day it is in a different city. It is plugged in to a cable
modem one day, a DSL the next, then a corporate LAN the next.
So each day the throughput of the upload and download is different.
One day it's 1 Mbps up/.5 Mbps down... the next day it's 512 up/256
down. The next 10 Mbps up/10 Mbps down.
Everything works great but it is very hard to manage the traffic
shaping because my downstream speed and upstream speed is different
than the day before. I am not in the position to be able to monitor
each internet connection I have each day and change the settings on
I am trying to prioritize my VoIP traffic through the router.... I am
using a single VoIP device located on my LAN.
Thanks for reading and any suggestions you might have!