[ILUG] Bandwdth restricting/sharing
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Tue Mar 27 11:43:28 IST 2001
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 11:34:43AM +0100, Damian O' Sullivan mentioned:
> Is there any way with linux or any other gateway/firewall to share a leased
> line between a few networks so
> that any given network would be gauranteed a certain amount of the bandwidth
> but if it was not been utilised
> at any given moment that the other network could use it? An example would be
> a few companies in a building
> sharing a leased line.
Yep. Throttle Control. Accessed with the "tc" command. Comes with the
"iproute" package on RedHat.
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