QOS for nnrpd?

Dan Hollis goemon at anime.net
Wed Apr 25 20:43:50 UTC 2001


On 25 Apr 2001, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Dan Hollis <goemon at anime.net> writes:
> > I want to be able to specify rough bandwidth limitations for specific
> > clients, eg 256kbps for one, 128kbps for another. nnrpd could do it by
> > sending output in chunks, calculating current speed, and usleep()
> > appropriately to moderate output speed.
> Yup, the code is already there; currently I think you can only get at it
> through the Perl authentication hooks, though.  Take a look at the Perl
> authentication hook documentation; authenticate can return a maximum
> number of bytes per second as the fifth value.

Any plans to add this option to readers.conf?

-Dan



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