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Date:      Wed, 14 Apr 2004 07:56:44 -0700
From:      Luigi Rizzo <>
To:        Ludo Koren <>
Subject:   Re: limiting bandwith
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 04:51:45PM +0200
References:  <004e01c4221d$12e96c60$6466a8c0@wolf> <>

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On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 04:51:45PM +0200, Ludo Koren wrote:
>      > I do not believe there is a way to "postpone" traffic with
>      > dummynet other than what is available with queues, not to
>      > mention I don't think you'd ever want to, really.  The config
>      > below will give mail a lower priority to all of the other
>      > traffic, both in and out.
>      > Nat interactive addresses? Hmmm... you mean you want ipfw to
>      > forward local addresses using nat? you want to dole out local
>      > ip addresses, dhcp? Not really sure of the question here, but
>      > I'm sure its answered by following the link below to the
>      > freebsd handbook.
> I wrote `interactive' (ticks), and I meant addresses that are used to
> connect to ssh, web, etc (interactive processes). All these addresses
> are NAT-ed. For these, your setup is working fine. Thank you very
> much. 
> The problem, I still have, is the following: the SMTP is flowing
> through, I am not relaying e-mail on this host. It seems to me, I
> cannot put together a rule which pass the traffic and add it to the
> queue except when I use keep-state flag. In this setup (keep-state),
> Luigi wrote it does not work.

i said your configuration does not work the way you want.
It is possible to write a proper configuration that does what
you want but it is left as an exercise to the reader.


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