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Can I limit my SSH Tunneling Speed?

So, I'm kind of making sshusers for ssh tunneling to surf some content which is blocked by my country. But, I don't want somebody to slow down others internet speed , therefore I want to limit the connection to, eg: 100KB/s. I know trickled can be used in this situation but how?

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It is not quit clear how you accomplish, what you describe? Wouldn't it be easier to setup a proxy? –  ansi_lumen May 18 '11 at 2:09
I am talking about socks proxy ssh -D 4444 user@server then setting socks proxy localhost 4444. I am talking about that –  snagcheol May 18 '11 at 6:04

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The only way I can think, is probably to use some iptables-fu to limit each connection over whatever ssh port you are using. However, would using Squid maybe be a better tool for this job?

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Actually right now, I am using squid however, I think ssh forwarding performance better than squid. Therefore, I am trying make modifications. I am gonna try iptables-fu –  snagcheol May 18 '11 at 6:08
Really? I would suspect that ssh tunneling would be slower, just because of the encryption overhead. –  James May 18 '11 at 17:41

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