[arch-general] ftp.archlinux.org rate limiting

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Sun Nov 22 17:04:04 EST 2009

Phillip Smith wrote:
> Hi all,
> Could someone share the details of how the 50kbps rate-limit is
> implemented on ftp.archlinux.org?
> I know Google gives me plenty of results for rate-limiting with
> iptables and tc but I've never had much success with tc, and the
> ftp.archlinux.org rate-limiting seems to work perfectly... So why try
> reinventing the wheel? :)
> Cheers,
> ~p

probably using this (see man vsftpd.conf) ;)

    The maximum data transfer rate permitted, in bytes per second, for
    anonymous clients. 

Good luck!

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi ( djgera )
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