Re: [squid-users] control bandwidth usage on internal LAN?

From: Dave Augustus <>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 08:20:09 -0500

On Sunday 09 March 2008 9:49:49 pm Chuck Kollars wrote:
> How can I prioritize traffic on my _internal_ LAN (or
> to use different words the _other_ side of Squid)?

> The first request for a very large file uses some
> amount of drop bandwidth which I can control with
> things like delay_pools. But the second request is
> answered out of the cache, at disk speed, and
> saturates my LAN. I'd much rather respond smartly to
> the 20 other users by making the large file go to the
> back of the line. How can I turn down the priority of
> large file responses from the cache?

What you need is QOS. Check out

We installed this 2 months ago and never looked back. We use it in transparent
bridge mode.

Received on Tue Apr 22 2008 - 13:20:21 MDT

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