Here is another article that summarizes what you need to do, it's pretty straight forward really. I just did this recently on my server, and it appears to work like a charm so far.
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2001/07/26/Big_Scary_Daemons.html Peace. -Daniel -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of randall ehren Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 5:29 PM To: Hari Bhaskaran Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: incoming bandwidth limiting using ipfilter > Does anyone know any hardware (of the size of a regular home > DSL router) that can give me a simple limit of X bps for two > IP addresses. I am running out of time and removing ipfilter > (which I use now) and adding ipfw, learning dummynet and then > figuring out will take time (at least 5 days with my FreeBSD IQ level). > I am also hoping it would be in < $500 range. just add IPFW, IPFIREWALL_DEFAULT_TO_ACCEPT, and DUMMYNET to your kernel, no need to remove IPFILTER. then just add whatever rules are needed for dummynet. IPFW should then leave your packets alone for ipfilter to handle. -randall -- :// randall s. ehren :// voice 805.893.5632 :// systems administrator :// isber|survey|avss.ucsb.edu :// institute for social, behavioral, and economic research To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message