scp limit transfer per month

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Mar 31 00:20:07 PST 2004

On Wed, 31 Mar 2004 03:11, LittleSunshine wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm searching for a way to limit a user's scp download
> to xy/z-bytes per month/week/whatever. I found
> something about limiting the bandwidth in man ssh,
> ssh_config and scp.
> A friend of mine said, that he doesn't know a way for
> Linux but heard that there's an easy way in FreeBSD.
> (But he doesn't know how.)

Dummy net can limit bandwidth pretty easily.

You define a pipe and then specify an ipfw rule that feeds packets through it.

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