Subject: 3 questions about to limit bandwidth
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lista de NetBSD Users <email@example.com>
Date: 01/31/2002 11:33:03
I use ipnat/ipfilter/squid in our firewall machine with
NetBSD-1.5.2/i386. This month the traffic to our ISP
have grow a lot (incoming and outgoing) and the cause is
a lot of connections with service 1214 (kazaa, morpheus,
audiogalaxy, etc). I would like limit the bandwidth for
Can you recommend an open source package?
Does anybody have tested or used recently the commercial
package ET/BWMGR from Emerging Technology?
Does this package can help me?
How about use serial port... The firewall machine have two
serial ports (detected as ns16550a, working fifo. The manual
says "high speed" ports). I think I can redirect connections
for service 1214 via serial port to a second firewall (same
brand and model) with ipnat/ipf and NetBSD-1.5.2/i386. The
limit of the bandwidth will be imposed by the speed of the
Is this a bad idea?
Does I will have a new set of problems?
Thanks in advance
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