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From Ian Holsman <i...@cnet.com>
Subject RE: Bandwidth control
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2001 17:37:01 GMT
gogoOn Fri, 2001-08-31 at 10:26, Charles Randall wrote:
> As you point out, that level of granularity isn't available with general
> purpose traffic shaping tools.
> 
> You may want to look at the Zeus server to understand the features that were
> product-worthy as one example. It appears that they've only implemented this
> at the virtual server level.
> 

you may want to contact the writers of the apache 1.3 module
(mod_bandwidth) and see what they are doing.
(http://www.cohprog.com/mod_bandwidth.html)
there is also a mod_throttle I think.

..Ian
> As you're probably aware, thttpd also provides flexible bandwidth
> throttling,
> 
> http://www.acme.com/software/thttpd/thttpd_man.html#THROTTLING
> 
> Charles
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Stewart [mailto:alex@foogod.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 5:53 PM
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Bandwidth control
> 
> 
> Charles Randall wrote:
> > Often times, this can be done easier at the OS level. What OS are you
> using?
> 
> Linux, and I am aware of various kernel-level controls for traffic 
> shaping, etc, however if you can tell me how to enforce different 
> bandwidth limits for different name-based vhosts, different directories, 
> etc, then I'm all ears, but I suspect I can also give you pretty good 
> reasons why even if such decisions could somehow be done at the OS 
> level, they really shouldn't be.
> 
> -alex
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Ian Holsman          IanH@cnet.com
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