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You are setting the default traffic to go handle 20, but this one not exists so will never match any rate/ceils. tc qdisc add dev ifb0 root handle 2: htb default 20 _________________________________________^^^^^^^^^^ try add one rule classid 2:20 i recommend a fast read on this page for more explanation: http://lartc.org/lartc.html#AEN1071
NetFlow was designed to do exactly what you're looking for. If properly set up you can see all of the conversations on your network and discover each service in use. There are a wide variety of products ranging from cheap to enterprise grade, closed and open source. Some of the fancier products will derive dependent services (e.g. the front-end web server ...
Another possibility would be to scan SNMP information and check out the currently active TCP/IP connections via SNMP. Of course, for windows and Linux computers, SNMP is not sufficient and maybe other protocols such as SSH or telnet need to be utilized. Once you have all that information, you can determine which server is talking to which client/other ...
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