ls there any way to limit the server resource per user?

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Aug 23 06:45:07 PDT 2007

Roland Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 12:34:22PM -0700, ann kok wrote:
>> thank you
>> Can I limit the bandwidth by user what they use any
>> program to download and upload?
> The pf firewall can do this. Filter packets by user, then assign them to
> an appropriate queue. Read pf.conf(5). You'll have to rebuild the kernel
> with altq(4), since it's not in the generic kernel and it's not
> available as a module.

ipfw+dummynet can do that also, and they are available as modules (no 
need to rebuild the kernel).
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