[TriLUG] limiting bandwidth use
jonc at nc.rr.com
Sat Dec 27 19:21:35 EST 2003
On Sat, 2003-12-27 at 18:30, crimsun at fungus.sh.nu wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 12:46:05PM -0500, Errol Casey wrote:
> > through the use of iptables or other linux utilities, can a linux server
> > being used as a firewall/web server
> > be used to limit the throughput for web and ftp traffic
> > incoming/outgoing.
> Yes. Wondershaper, L7 (application layer classifier), etc. can be used
> in combination.
Also, Apache comes with a module to limit bandwidth (which I think can
be set on various sites), and some ftp apps also come with bandwidth
throttles as well.
Sometimes it's best to do bandwidth shaping via the application -
sometimes via the kernel. :-)
HtH - Jon Carnes
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