Re: Bandwidth control on FTP
On Wed, 2002-02-13 at 19:57, Michael Merritt wrote:
> I've got some files on an anonymous FTP server that I'd like to open up for
> download to users of some online forums. But I don't want to let them
> completely suck my bandwidth dry. I'm running proftpd 1.2.4.
> I see in the documentation there are bandwidth limits like this:
> RateReadBPS 81920
> RateReadFreeBytes 5120
> RateReadHardBPS on
> But that will limit each client to n bps, regardless if they are on 56k or
> T3. I don't want to do this; instead, I want to allow say 1Mbps of bandwidth
> for upload and let whoever has the big pipes get the fast downloads.
Can't you use the kernel traffic shaper for this ??