[Firehol-support] FireQOS Use Case
costa at tsaousis.gr
Sat Aug 1 15:17:35 BST 2015
A tip: read this wiki page:
Read all of it (to get the idea). Your solution is probably the
section pointed by the link.
On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 3:02 PM, Rudi <ooly.me at gmail.com> wrote:
> Many thanks Phil, I'll be following up on your suggestions in the coming
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Phil Whineray <phil at sanewall.org> wrote:
>> Hi Rudi
>> Just having QOS running may do enough, depending on how strictly you
>> want to control the limits. QOS will try to ensure fairness between
>> connections in a class so if your 5 users all have similar usage
>> patterns it will probably even out without worrying about destination.
>> If you want to enforce strict boundaries but share the unused bandwidth
>> as you described, then you need to classify the traffic by destination.
>> Having NAT makes this more complicated but not impossible.
>> On Sat, Aug 01, 2015 at 01:23:22PM +0800, Rudi wrote:
>> > Is FireQOS suited to shape traffic for NAT'd users?
>> Yes, see "Case 2" of this page for your options:
>> It should explain the options available. Where organisations are
>> talked about, you can think of individual computers just as easily.
>> > FireQOS is more to shape traffic only to/from the single user machine
>> > correct?
>> Not at all: it can be used that way but it's aimed at machines that
>> route. I run it on OpenWRT connecting dual LANs to my ISP with both
>> IPv4 and IPv6.
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