Traffic Shaping / Bandwidth Throttling
mike.wright at mailinator.com
Sun Jun 6 14:23:19 UTC 2010
Thom Paine wrote:
> I've been using gShield for years as the firewall on my border device.
> I am looking at traffic shaping and bandwidth limiting on my network
> to improve my voip and to throttle down my buddies torrents.
> I don't mind certain times of the day or night having the speed ramped
> up, but prime time 4pm to midnight I'd like to control the speeds on
> I'm looking for something that will let me set this up. I'd like to be
> able to only slow down one or two IP's, and have the IP's of a couple
> of the other PC's on my lan be unaffected.
> I've been looking on google, but I don't see much of a solution that
> fits my needs. I have my border device doing dhcp, so I can control
> which pc's get which IP.
> Does anyone have a good suggestion that will handle this?
It's rather cryptic but you're looking for /sbin/tc. I believe it has
everything you want and then some. There are also scripts out there in
the wild that have already been written that do what you want. I'll
look through my archive and see if I can find one.
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