[Gllug] traffic shaper
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Sat Jul 15 11:31:16 UTC 2006
On 10:43 Sat 15 Jul , Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Julian Somers wrote:
> > My advice has been sought on replacing an old Allot NetEnforcer traffic
> > shaper, that can't properly handle multicast streams, with an Open Source
> > solution.
> > They are all set to use MasterShaper [www.mastershaper.org], which I am
> > a little wary of, mainly due to reliance on php/mysql.
> > Does anyone have any experience of MasterSHaper? Or another similar
> > solution? It needs to offer configuration via web interface.
> What's wrong with it using PHP/MySQL? It will only be for the UI wont it?
I thought MySQL was overkill. I was hoping to run the shaper on a diskless
machine booting from flash ram or cd.
But I must confess I didn't look at it very carefully before posting:
storing the configuration and accounting in MySQL on a different server
could be useful for failover. And it might be possible to use SQLite
> The actual function of the device will be unaffected so long as the
> created rulesets are right.
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