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I am configuring a small network and my idea is to use a linux server as a proxy it will be serving local services to the clients and it will have also a squid server as a caching server for speeding up the network.

Web traffic is important and the mail, etc. The faster the better. But during VoIP conversations bad quality will be result in a bad conversation. I would like to set up a total priority to VoIP connections. My main target no VoIP conversation with low quality because a lack of bandwidth.

Thank you very much, I really appreciate your help.

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take a look at linux QoS mechanism, i suggest you investigate HFSC rather than HTB.

there are some ready-made scripts like this one and few linked in the references that you can try.

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Thank you! Thanks to your comment I am now on the track I am looking into this sites, just in case could be useful for more people: automatthias.wordpress.com/2006/06/30/hfsc-and-voip forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=33896 voip-info.org/wiki/view/QoS+Linux+with+HFSC If you want some theory: linux-ip.net/articles/hfsc.en –  zordor May 16 '12 at 5:57

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