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From: "J. Roeleveld" <joost@××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Traffic shaping - downstream data
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:56:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Traffic shaping - downstream data by Datty
1 On Mon, June 11, 2012 5:27 pm, Datty wrote:
2 > Hi all
3 >
4 > I'm looking for some help setting up traffic shaping on my internet
5 > connection. I have a bit of an odd setup in that I run a remote VPN server
6 > that all of my traffic is pushed through and out on to the internet. As I
7 > understand generally it isn't possible to shape incoming traffic but as I
8 > have control of the VPN server which pushes the traffic to me I wondered
9 > if
10 > it was possible to implement something on that side? No traffic other than
11 > the VPN tunnel goes out of my home connection.
12 >
13 > I'm trying to do this because I have a service running on one of my home
14 > machines that requires around 5kbps constantly with low latency (<200ms),
15 > but as my home connection is 750kbps it gets saturated very quickly
16 > causing
17 > huge spikes in latency. Does anyone have any ideas as to how I could
18 > achieve this? Generally any pointers at all would be greatly appreciated.
20 If VPN is the only traffic to/from your home, eg. using your internet
21 connection and you control the VPN-server on the other side, you could
22 limit the "upstream" of the remote server to your home.
24 > Thanks for your time
25 >
26 > Oliver
27 >
30 --
31 Joost


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Re: [gentoo-user] Traffic shaping - downstream data Datty <datty.wtb@×××××.com>