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From "Mitch Crane" <mcra...@alltel.net>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Limiting Connections or Bandwidth Per IP
Date Mon, 19 May 2003 06:26:24 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: htsang [mailto:htsang] On Behalf Of Victor Tsang
> Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 12:12 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Limiting Connections or Bandwidth Per IP
> 
> I don't really have a clue how to do it in httpd2, but you might want to
> consider employing content accelator such as squid or tux to achieve
> what you want.
> 
> here's some reference you might find useful
> 
> http://www.squid-cache.org/
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/tux/

Thanks. I had already read about squid, but was hoping for an httpd only
solution. I'll be reading the squid docs in case I have to go with that.

> Mitch Crane wrote:
> >
> > Apache 2.0.45/Linux RH 9
> >
> > My upstream bandwidth is just 128kbps so I want to stop users from
> opening
> > multiple connections to DL files. For example, a user with a DL manager
> was
> > getting a single file using 18 simultaneous connections, which probably
> > didn't help his speed appreciably, but it saturated my connection.
> >
> > I searched and found a lot of references to mod_bandwidth and
> mod_throttle,
> > but these all appeared to be aimed at apache 1.*, which made me wonder
> if
> > the apache 2 distribution comes with this functionality.
> >
> > What I want to do is limit any given IP address to one (or maybe 2)
> > concurrent DLs or just throttle the bandwith to any IP. Barring those
> > options, I suppose I could just limit the number of clients on the
> entire
> > server.


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