[Shorewall-users] Traffic Priority by IP address..
terry.gilsenan at interoil.com
Wed Sep 8 15:27:24 PDT 2004
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> Subject: [Shorewall-users] Traffic Priority by IP address..
> I have a PC that acts as a VoIP gateway using an internet
> telephony provider to make phone calls.. Data between me and
> the provider will always be from one IP address on my
> internal network to the provider..
> I have a 1Mbps/256Kbps ADSL line and the voice stream is
> highly compressed requireing only 30Kbps of bandwidth..
> The problem is that when my Mozilla Mail client polls for
> mail or someone else on the network (only 3 PC's) opens a web
> page it causes the voice to stutter similar to a bad cell
> phone signal if the page is loaded with graphics it makes the
> stutter worse which can be quite irritating..
> I currently use Shorewall on my co-located web server and
> like it a lot but have been using Smoothwall in the office
> (just because it was already there and we didn't have any
> problems with it) and am thinking about changing that to
> Shorewall as well..
> Would there be any feature of Shorewall that would make it
> possible to prioritise ALL traffic from the Voice gateway IP
> address to and from the provider IP address and so minimise
> the breakup when somone else does something? or is this a
> more complicated thing to do?
I have 2mb/1mb Vsat, and I use shorewall in an xbox(hacked) as the firewall
I have this setup myself, and I have used wondershaper to shape the
It is absolutely fantastic and dovetails into the scripts with shorewall
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