[CentOS] Centos as Gateway ? (Router/transparent proxy)
spiro at knossos.net.nz
Mon May 2 22:42:51 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2 May 2011 14:19:13 -0700
Drew <drew.kay at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 3. Irrespective of cost, sometimes heavy downloading can eat into a
> > connection's bandwidth and kill the connection for everyone else. In
> > fact, upgrading to a flat rate plan encourages this kind of
> > behaviour more.
> If the ISP offer's "flat rate" or "capped flat rate" services and
> can't handle the load, that's their problem, not ours. It just means
> they didn't do their infrastructure capacity planning properly.
I meant everyone else on that one connection, not the ISPs other
customers. If you have a 3Mbit link, you are restricted to 3Mbit
bandwidth. If someone is downloading hell for leather, then this will
affect everyone else sharing that connection.
Spiro Harvey Knossos Networks Ltd
(04) 460-2531 : (021) 295-1923 www.knossos.net.nz
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