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Re: Limiting upload speeds

On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 05:00:17PM -0500, Sean McAvoy wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering what my options are for limiting upload speeds. I've got
> and ADSL connection that's gets killed when someone uploads. I'd like to
> minimize the latency for ssh/telnet connection, so the sessions are
> actually usable.And of course increase the latency of FTP. 

Yes, this is described in the Linux Advanced Routing & Traffic
Control HOWTO, available at 


> Also scp is used quite a bit for file transfers, is it
> possible to distinguish between a user with a ssh session vs.
> a user scping a file somewhere, and then adjust
> latency/bandwidth accordingly?

Yes, see the HOWTO, it has an example on this un section 9.5.4
(The Prio Qdisc)

> Thanks
> -Sean

My pleasure,

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