[SWLUG] firewall bandwith shaping

bascule asura at theexcession.co.uk
Wed May 2 22:13:45 UTC 2012

On Wednesday 02 May 2012 21:21:27 Matt Willsher wrote:
> Regarding firewall software (with shaping) a few suggestions to get you
> started:
> http://www.pfsense.org/  is a FreeBSD based solution with plenty of info on
> traffic shaping http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Traffic_Shaping_Guide
> http://www.shorewall.net/ is an abstraction of Linux iptables, is text file
> based and flexible and will run on most Linux boxes
> https://openwrt.org/ is provides firmware for a variety of routers, has a
> nice web interface and has a traffic shaping option. I run this myself on a
> Netgear WNR3700 and have been happy with it (75Mb/s down, 16Mb/s up :) ). I
> don't traffic shape though.
thanks matt, i'll look at those

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