Excessive network traffic -
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Tue Oct 30 16:19:48 UTC 2007
On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 11:09:12 -0400,
Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
> I need to find what is driving the usage numbers, they were dropping
> until about a week ago. The solution may be to put the boys back on a
> dial-up or their mother may just leave them without internet? But that
> doesn't define/identify the problem.
You might try a traffic shaping solution. Linux provides very powerful
traffic shaping tools. Using them still takes a bit of learning, but if
you can figure out how to distinguish the different categories of traffic,
you should be able to prioritize or limit it in a way that meets your needs.
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