- traffic shaper, bandwidth manager and delay emulator
system facility permits the control of traffic
going through the various network interfaces, by applying bandwidth
and queue size limitations, implementing different scheduling and queue
management policies, and emulating delays and losses.
The user interface for
is implemented by the
utility, so please refer to the
manpage for a complete description of the
capabilities and how to use it.
The following options in the kernel configuration file are related to
was initially implemented as a testing tool for
congestion control by
An Luigi Rizzo Aq firstname.lastname@example.org ,
as described on ACM Computer Communication Review, Jan.97 issue.
Later it has been modified to work at the
and bridging levels, integrated with the
packet filter, and extended to
support multiple queueing and scheduling policies.