Wed, 13 Jun 2001 14:46:57 -0400
On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 12:36:14AM +0200, Marek 'Marecki' Szuba wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Aleksander Bastl wrote:
> > We use one router/FW machine between Internet and local net. How I can
> > assure bandwidth for WWW and use only remainder bandwidth for mail, IRC
> > and FTP. Can I make IP based rules or only ports.
> You can make your rules match specific ports, it is described quite
> clearly on the man page and in HOWTOs (hint!). However, what you need here
> is a completely different thing called QoS (Quality of Service). The only
> thing you can do here with iptables is TOS tweaking, which:
> - basically affects only outgoing packets,
> - depends on whether the foreign routers actually check TOS,
> - makes only a minor difference.
I think he means the bandwidth allocation on his linux box not end to end.
For that end to end behavior we still need to wait for several years :-(
But anyway. Take a look at iproute2 package and the docs (if you find any)