ssh/scp filtering, iplen problem

Louis A. Mamakos louie at TransSys.COM
Sat Sep 20 12:35:27 PDT 2003


> Oliver Fromme wrote:
> 
> > I would like to be able to differentiate between scp and
> > interactive ssh for trafficshaping. 
> 
> I suppose running multiple instances of sshd on different ports
> is out of the question?

It might be nice if ssh and sshd set the appropriate DSCP bits in the IP
header to distinguish between interactive use vs. bulk file transfers.  You
wouldn't then have to try to "second guess" what the nature of the traffic
is.

louie


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