Subject: Re: Cool feature: FTP rate throttling
To: Oliver Frick <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/17/2002 02:00:08
On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 03:54:41PM +0100, Oliver Frick wrote:
| > An administrator can add an entry to /etc/ftpd.conf like:
| > rateput guest 5k
| > which will throttle uploads to the server by users in the `guest'
| > class (usually anonymous ftp) to 5 KB/s. `rateget' exists for
| > download limits.
| > A remote user can request a specific rate (e.g, if their ftp client
| > doesn't support this) with:
| > site rateput 5k
| > This feature has existing in NetBSD ftp servers since NetBSD 1.5.
| this feature seems not to work on my i386 NetBSD 1.5.2
| Does somebody use it and will it work?
What does using
ftp -d somehost
return after you've logged in and tried to use the rate limiting