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Old 02-17-2004, 07:42 AM   #1
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use iptables to give net traffic priority to web browsers ?


in setting up firestarter (a GUI to iptables)
there is a function to give net priority to different things,
such as NFS or X
could the same be done for web browsers on port 80 ?

if so.. how ?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 07:46 AM   #2
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Check out the Wonder Shaper. It'll show you how to use IPTables to prioritize different catagories of bandwidth. One of the examples in the how-to shows how to make sure web browsing always stays responsive, even when somebody is downloading something on your connection.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 08:10 AM   #3
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sweeeet....
works wonders thanX

no more halfing the speed of wget just to do get a responsive ssh login / google search
 
  


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