[Cake] Cake with Deep Packet Inspection

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 21:06:18 EST 2016

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 9:55 AM, Noah Causin <n0manletter at gmail.com> wrote:
> I finally got my project working.
> I integrated the NDPI Deep Packet Inspection engine into my LEDE build, so I
> could prioritize applications using Cake.
> http://www.ntop.org/products/deep-packet-inspection/ndpi/
> NDPI integrates into IPTables, which allows me to DSCP mark packets.  Cake
> reads the DiffServ markings and puts the traffic into appropriate classes.
> I found a Makefile which successfully compiles:
> https://github.com/981213/lede_src/blob/0d344bc2958838dcbc547a8f0a3d8842e6f6d2f8/package/my_package/ndpi-netfilter/Makefile
> The system works very well.  Steam traffic is deprioritized to allow
> applications like YouTube, Netflix, and Skype to receive higher amounts of
> the available bandwidth.
> What I do for ingress is bridge two ports on an extra router, enable bridge
> firewalling, and create IPTables rules to mark downstream packets.  The
> router I use is a D-Link DGL-5500, which is comparable to an Archer C7.
> IPv6 support is not available in this netfilter module, but the IPv4 support
> is great.
> Noah Causin

very nice.... however, can you describe a bit better how you
configured for ingress ? a second router?  configuration file ? your
high level description seems a bit confusing to me

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