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Re: Tools available for..

On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 10:29:33PM -0800, Jeff Davis wrote:
> I am trying to set up a server, and I would like to know about some of
> the tools I should be using for the following tasks:
> Bandwidth monitoring/restriction on a per-user basis
> Traffic (total data transfered per time unit) monitoring/restriction on
> a per-user basis
> CPU & RAM would also be nice, but I assume linux won't let a user
> totally take over the machine's resources with default options.

No, see /etc/security/limits.conf for doing this.  I've managed to crash
my Linux box by using up all the memory and swap (no limits enforced).
So, be careful.
> port forwarding (I tried this one already, but had a tough time, perhaps
> just direction to some good tools or docs).
> I also plan to set up disk quotas (as you may have guessed), but from
> the documnetation it looks straightforward.
> I would appreciate any advice. I am refering to Debian 2.2.

I'll let others comment on the rest.

Eric G. Miller <egm2@jps.net>

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