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Re: newbie: bandwith limitations and setting priority



On Feb 23, Hans-Christian Armingeon wrote:
>
> Dear list,
> could anyone please explain for me, how to limit the bandwith on a specified interface?
> How do I set up a chain for prioritizing packets from a specified host higher/lower?
> 
if all you want to do is limit the bandwidth you can use a blunt for method 
and use the 'traffic shaper'.

Otherwise you will need QoS (quality of service) which is (I consider) crypto 
to use but *very* useful.  This will allow you to do high speed downloading 
whilst having flatlow pings......very useful and nice to do behind a shared 
connection especially.

Have a look at the Adv-Routing-HOWTO for a beginneers guide

good luck

Alex

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