[Cake] Bandwidith rate by host instead of global while using [dual-]srchost and [dual-]dsthost

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Mon Jun 11 15:54:25 EDT 2018

On Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:44:25 +0200
Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:

> Michel Blais <michel at targointernet.com> writes:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Is it possible while using srchost, or dual-srchost, and dsthost, or
> > dual-dsthost, to do a bandwidth limitation by host instead of global ? From
> > what I read, seem like not.  
> No, not currently (as Dave said). I do believe it would be possible to
> extend the current architecture to support this, though. Basically,
> making the number of tins configurable to an arbitrary number and making
> it possible to set individual bandwidths on them should do the trick. A
> TC filter could then be used to assign traffic to the right tin based on
> whatever information is available.
> However, I don't think the current way of finding the next tin to
> service is going to scale to an arbitrary number of tins, so this
> probably needs to be changed before such a configuration is really
> feasible...
> -Toke

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