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About: Shorewall (The Shoreline Firewall) is an iptables based firewall (documentation; XML)

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for an external interface) or all traffic being sent for an external interface) or all traffic being sent
<emphasis>to</emphasis> a given IP address (internal interface).</para> <emphasis>to</emphasis> a given IP address (internal interface).</para>
<para>Finally, Simple Traffic Shaping allows you to set a limit on the <para>Finally, Simple Traffic Shaping allows you to set a limit on the
total bandwidth allowed out of an interface. It does this by inserting a total bandwidth allowed out of an interface. It does this by inserting a
Token Bucket Filter (tbf) qdisc ahead of the prio qdisc. Note that this Token Bucket Filter (tbf) qdisc ahead of the prio qdisc. Note that this
can have the effect of defeating the priority queuing provided by the prio can have the effect of defeating the priority queuing provided by the prio
qdisc but seems to provide a benefit when the actual link output qdisc but seems to provide a benefit when the actual link output
temporarily drops below the limit imposed by tbf or when tbf allows a temporarily drops below the limit imposed by tbf or when tbf allows a
burst of traffic to be released.</para> burst of traffic to be released.</para>
<caution>
<para>IPSec traffic passes through traffic shaping twice - once en clair
and once encrypted and encapsulated. As a result, throughput may be
significantly less than configured if IPSEC packets form a significant
percentage of the traffic being shaped.</para>
</caution>
</section> </section>
<section> <section>
<title>Enabling Simple Traffic Shaping</title> <title>Enabling Simple Traffic Shaping</title>
<para>Simple traffic shaping is enabled by setting TC_ENABLED=Simple in <para>Simple traffic shaping is enabled by setting TC_ENABLED=Simple in
<ulink url="manpages/shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(5). You <ulink url="manpages/shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(5). You
then add an entry for your external interface to <ulink then add an entry for your external interface to <ulink
url="manpages/shorewall-tcinterfaces.html">shorewall-tcinterfaces</ulink>(5) url="manpages/shorewall-tcinterfaces.html">shorewall-tcinterfaces</ulink>(5)
(<filename>/etc/shorewall/tcinterfaces</filename>).</para> (<filename>/etc/shorewall/tcinterfaces</filename>).</para>
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