[TriLUG] Throttling SFTP bandwidth
jonc at nc.rr.com
Mon Mar 7 18:06:22 EST 2005
On Mon, 2005-03-07 at 13:30, Christopher L Merrill wrote:
> Jon Carnes wrote:
> > The "tc" commands are a bit intimidating when you first look at them,
> > but they are very handy to know.
> Fantastic, Jon! That worked great (once I corrected my typos...).
> My upload is now proceeding at a leisurely 12k/sec and not disturbing
> the 'net access for anyone else.
> For anyone else listening in...I'll add that this command:
> tc qdisc del dev eth0 root
> will undo the changes and revert to normal operation. At least,
> according to the docs I found and the article that Jon quoted.
> I think that will remove the applied rules - i.e. clean up the
> mess I created.
> My only remaining question is: Are these changes permanent?
> Or do they return to normal on reboot or logout? (Alas..."No
> manual entry for tc" on this machine)
As you suspect, the commands vanish on reboot - unless you include them
in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local file...
I'm glad it helped!
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