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Old 04-19-2006, 01:53 PM   #1
newyorkrebell
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Limiting Bandwidth On Internet When Incoming/Outgoing Call


I am doing a little research before I start creating a Linux server and gateway. I have a Internet phone through USA DataNet and if one of the client computers on the network is hogging bandwidth, then the phone call gets distorted. Wondering if there would be a way to limit the bandwidth to the clients when there is an incoming or outgoing call and how would I go about doing it? And also, does anyone know what port the phone would use, so to port farward it?

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Old 04-20-2006, 07:15 AM   #2
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yes, this is called "traffic shaping"

see

http://www.knowplace.org/pages/howto...with_linux.php

you can give priority to packets for the VOIP phone....

this is quite easy with something like the "m0n0wall" distro i believe....

I've never done it myself..... check this out:

http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2004/tc.html

hope this helps to get you started at least

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