Well, it is the incoming traffic that is going to be the big problem. I
need to be able to limit how much bandwidth someone can use for downloading
and web browsing. Please expand (without rehashing too much as you
indicated) on what you mean.
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>Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 13:04:47 +0800 (MYT)
>From: Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
>To: Tony Pitman <tony at shatalmic dot com>
>cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] bandwidth limiting
>On Mon, 10 May 2004, Tony Pitman wrote:
> > I have a T1 that m0n0wall is managing.
> > I have over 100 users on the ethernet sharing the T1.
> > I would like to limit the MAX amount of bandwidth that a single user can
> > use to be 128k FOR EACH USER.
> > I don't want to have to create a pipe for EACH user (based on IP address).
>create a pipe with a bandwidth of 128kbps and select source as the mask
>for it. then, let your entire subnet use that pipe by creating an outbound
>rule. each host will get a dynamic pipe created for it with 128kbps
>bandwidth for outgoing bandwidth.
>as has been discussed here many times, you wont get much performance boost
>by trying to shape incoming traffic. instead, it could make things worse.
>Regards, /\_/\ "All dogs go to heaven."
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