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[altq 1194] Re: traffic shaping (fwd)
* Nicolas Christin <firstname.lastname@example.org> [011124 15:50]:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 11:35:47AM -0500, Nicolas Christin wrote:
> > On Sat, 24 Nov 2001, Pawel wrote:
> > > Does it only shape outgoing traffic ?
> > Yes.
> > > I need something to shape outgoing and incoming traffic
> > > so i cant use altq right ?
> > > Do you have any suggestions what else can i use ?
> > > My OS is FreeBSD4.4
You can do the same thing that ET/BWMGR does with ALTQ, because
you have two interfaces in the traffic shaping device and you limit
outgoing on both interfaces. The effect of limiting incoming
(relative to your network) and outgoing traffic is the same even
though ALTQ is limiting only outgoing traffic relative to the
I think that the source of confusion here is that the term "outgoing"
is used to refer to traffic relative to the machine and relative
to the network.