> Dennis Wallberg wrote:
>> I read the traffic_shaper.txt and I have one question. "For assymetric
>> WAN connections, it is important to ensure that all pipes and queues
>> exists in pairs, one for each direction, and that these have the
>> apropriate bandwidth specifications". Do I really have to have
>> pipes/queues for inbound traffic? Would it not be sufficient with
>> rules/pipes/queues on by outbound traffic since this it the only traffic
>> I really can control?!
You are of course right, there is (usually) no need to have any
pipes/queues/rules for inbound traffic. Indeed, this will often make
I was rather new to traffic sharing when I wrote the text, and did so
in a hurry due to "popular demand". At the time I thought I'd soon get
around to writing another, more thorough, version, as well as possibly
doing the traffic shaper chapter for the m0n0wall documentation
project. Unfortunatly I've been very busy ever since, and have thus
had no time to do these things :(
Since then I've myself removed all the inbound rules from my own
m0n0wall configuration. I guess I should have posted a notice about this.
Sorry for the inconvinience this may have caused!
Hopefully I will soon be able to, at least, post an updated version of
traffic_shaper.txt, with corrections such as the above, but right now
I'm still too busy.