[linux] Transfer limiting in netfilter?
jnicol at cac.washington.edu
Tue Sep 14 13:41:41 PDT 2004
Check out http://www.lartc.org/ (Linux Advanced Routing and Traffic
Control. This is the home of Wondershaper, which I slightly modified and
use for routing/packet shaping on a P60. It's pretty straight-forward, and
easy to modify to suit your needs.
Jonathan Nicol, Client Services
Computing & Communications
Mary Gates Hall, Suite 011
ph 206.543.5970 fax 206.221.6802
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 zanfur at zanfur.com wrote:
> The LIMIT target in netfilter does what you describe. Although, you
> probably want to use an ip traffic shaping tool, instead of just dropping
> the excess packets (iprelay, shaperd, or wondershaper on Debian).
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 07:41:22AM -0700, youshi10 at u.washington.edu wrote:
>> I was just wondering if there was a simple way to limit transfer rates
>> using netfilter. The reason why (and I don't know if anyone remembers) is
>> because I might want to use an antiquated machine (p1/66 MHz) to act as a
>> firewall/NAT box, and I've heard that p1's as firewall/NAT boxes have a
>> tendency to break around 1.5 mbps and I wanted to use it on a network which
>> has 10/100 MBps capabilities.
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