Application layer classifier for ipfw
mtm at wubethiopia.com
Sat Aug 2 11:27:18 UTC 2008
Patrick Tracanelli wrote:
> eculp escreveu:
>> Quoting Mike Makonnen <mtm at wubethiopia.com>:
>>> Daniel Dias Gonçalves wrote:
>>>> You will go to develop a version to work with PF ?
>>> I don't know what's needed to get it to work with pf, but if it's
>>> not too
>>> much work, sure.
>> That would be great, Mike. I'm seeing more and more bandwidth being
>> used with p2p that I haven't been able to control with pf. The
>> thought has entered my mind to change back to ipfw that I used for
>> many years before changing to pf maybe 3 years ago. I also found
>> dummynet to be easy and practical to set up for both incoming and
>> outgoing connections. Something else I haven't figured out how to do
>> the same with altq, if even possible. In fact, if I am able to
>> control p2p with pf I may not even need bidirectional bandwidth limits.
>> Thanks for sharing your very practical solution to a real world
>> problem. Have a great weekend.
> If it could be rewritten as a netgaph node, maybe it could tag the
> classified packets, and tagging be compatible with both pf and ipfw
> (under discretionary user choice with configuration switchs), so both
> ipfw or pf could be used.
I'll look into this when I have time.
> However a lot of work has to be done before. It works better on i386
> than amd64 right now, wont compile on RELENG_6 without modifying some
> gcc tweaks, etc.
Do you have a patch :-) ? Barring that, can you email me a copy of the
> I hope enhacing it can be a GSoC project in the future, or we
> (community) can raise some funds to make it happen faster. It is
> really a long-time needed feature to FreeBSD.
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