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Offline Snowaks

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Firewall Traffic Shaper
« on: June 05, 2016, 11:56:31 pm »
Just a Idea

Traffic Shapers can we change this to being a Wan In/out - Lan In/Out? I get that Lan is going to have most of the up Traffic Wan is Down Traffic, None the less it just backwards and bugs the hell out of me. I would much rather prefer my lan not be set at 5Mb, I do large file transfers over the lan network Daily. I know I am suppose to set this all up by adding limiters and rules But this is split, Wan is your down, Lan is your up. All I ask is split it Lan has in/out Wan Has in/out. am I the only one who thinks this? Now I am not a network major, I just love to learn how to play with networks also enjoyed the security it affords. I can say from other software's on par with pfSense its night and day with traffic shaping. Am I gravely missing some thing? or a understand of how it is suppose to work? I've been using pfSenes for 3 years now and I can never seem to get traffic shaping to work right. I have watch setup video's and read the doc's that are out there. :'(

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Re: Firewall Traffic Shaper
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2016, 08:13:16 pm »
I'm not sure how the limiters work, but the shapers can only affect egress, never ingress.

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Re: Firewall Traffic Shaper
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2016, 12:02:16 am »
The world is more than one LAN and one WAN, it would be inherently wrong to call them LAN/WAN. The direction is in reference to the interface's perspective. On LAN, in is upload, out is download (for a simple LAN and WAN scenario). Limiters on WAN don't even apply to traffic from LAN.

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Re: Firewall Traffic Shaper
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2016, 07:49:26 pm »
I get that that one is upload and one is download it would clean things up if it was labeled that