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Simple Shorewall/netfilter traffic control/prioritization questions and possible strange side effects

I am setting up traffic prioritization for a small business to prioritize videoconferencing traffic over general web traffic. I use Shorewall (which controls iptables/netfiler) on a linux machine for ...
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Linux Traffic Shaping with “tc”: QoS filter for requests directly on the host not applied?

I'm trying to reduce the interface thoughput to debug my application on slower network speed. I've remembered a tc statement to do this on a interface which was working in the past. I used it on a ...
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Traffic shaping prioritizing some WAN interfaces using prio qdisc

Im configuring my router to give preference to some WAN interfaces. I have read about queuing disciplines here http://lartc.org/. I understand how PRIO discipline can prioritize traffic depending on ...
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MasterShaper alternative [closed]

I'm looking for an alternative to MasterShaper, something possibly web-based which could allow me to manage QoS easily. Actually MasterShaper still looks supported, but would like to understand if ...
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1answer
557 views

Traffic shaping: tc filter catch all filter

How Can I configure a "catch all" filter with tc filter? I tested with the following code but it gave me the error: "Unknown filter "1:100", hence option "protocol" is unparsable": tc filter add ...
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Blocking BitTorrent

How can one block, or severely slow down, BitTorrent and similar peer-to-peer (P2P) services on one's small office network? In searching Server Fault I wasn't able to find a question that served as a ...
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2answers
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QoS on DD-WRT Questions

I have a question about quality of service (QoS) on linux (DDWRT specifically). Here's my setup: Recent version of DD-WRT 120 kbytes/s up and 2mbytes/down Traffic limited to about 80% of stated ...
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Port based bandwidth shaping

I have an interent connection with the speed of 4000k bits up and down. I want to do port based traffic shaping on a ubuntu machine, which acts as router. eth0 is the WAN interface. This is how I ...
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Is there some advanced traffic shaping frontend for linux?

If you ever worked with Mikrotik routers, you probably got used to 'simple queuing', a very simply manageable list of IP->speed rules. I guess other router OSes have something similar, for those who ...
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Troubleshooting iptables and configuring it to drop the priority of long-term connections

I'm somewhat familiar with the general concepts of iptables, and would like to learn it in more detail. I'm hoping that my learning experience can also be useful. The situation: I'm running dd-wrt ...
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Does anyone really understand how HFSC scheduling in Linux/BSD works?

I read the original SIGCOMM '97 PostScript paper about HFSC, it is very technically, but I understand the basic concept. Instead of giving a linear service curve (as with pretty much every other ...
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Sharing Bandwidth and Prioritizing Realtime Traffic via HTB, Which Scenario Works Better?

I would like to add some kind of traffic management to our Internet line. After reading a lot of documentation, I think HFSC is too complicated for me (I don't understand all the curves stuff, I'm ...
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Rate limiting an internet connection per user

I've got a friend who has a "rent-by-room" property and includes internet access as part of this. However some tenants are somewhat hogging the internet (i.e. constantly downloading). I was ...
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How should I set up a gateway to restrict internet traffic in a college dorm?

OK, like all college IT departments, we've been battling P2P abuse and trying to figure out how to effectively mitigate it's impact on our network infrastructure.... And then we find out TODAY that ...
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3answers
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Are there simpler ways to do traffic shaping in linux besides tc?

I read lartc but I don't feel I need such a complicated solution for simple needs. One of such simple use cases is to limit a specific process' available bandwidth, upstream or downstream. How can I ...
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2answers
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Linux TC / Policy Routing tools

In addition to a really good firewall Linux has a builtin advanced routing and traffic shaping (lartc). There are many applications (firehol, firestarter, etc) to make the creation of iptables ...