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 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Monowall Support List" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] bandwidth limitation without using it as router
 Date:  Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:15:41 -0600
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 8:01 AM, Michel Servaes <michel at mcmc dot be> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am in discussion with a customer, who is using a DSL line to connect a
> VPN/RDP session.
> I want to emulate a DSL line at the office, and in such, using monowall (or
> pfSense) between a testserver and workstations.
> But, I don't want it to be a router, for comprehending better... I just
> want to be able to put the monowall in between, so it'll limit the speed...
> I just want to be able to limit the flow on a network cable (without using
> third-party software like netlimiter)...
> That way I can be sure, that nothing passes any faster than 4mbit down or
> 384kbit up.

Configure a filtering bridge as per this howto:


Set up the traffic shaper with pipes to limit OPT1 interface to 4mbit
outgoing and 384kbit incoming and leave the LAN unplugged.