Bandwidth Management Tools

0.3.0 GPL (GNU General Public License)    
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Bandwidth Management Tools is a total bandwidth management solution for Linux.




Bandwidth Management Tools is a total bandwidth management solution for Linux and can be used for firewalling, traffic graphing, and shaping.

Bandwidth Management Tools is not based on any currently-available bandwidth management software and supports packet queues, bursting, complex traffic flow hierarchies, flow groups, traffic logging, and a simple real-time monitoring front-end.

Here are some key features of "Bandwidth Management Tools":

XML configuration file format:
- Class based traffic categorization
- POWERFULL for advanced users!!
- Support for all Netfilter features on host operating system
Traffic shaping (flows):
- Shaping of blocks or single ip addresses
- Support for bursting based on user definable average period
- Multi-level shaping, you can define parents & grand parents
Traffic logging:
- Logging of byte, packet, burst & drop counters
- Traffic flow grouping
- Atomic loading of firewall tables into kernel
- Supports more than 1 CPU

What's New in This Release:

More sane error handling in ipq.c.
The buffer size has been fixed to handle larger MTUs.
The ipq interface has been updated.
There are various code cleanups.
This release adds parameters, report-format, report-filename, and flow-mode.
It installs RRD Tool when installing BWM Tools.
It fixes the log directory.
It has better error handling while generating graphs and RRD data.
It fixes a bug preventing graphing from working.
Last updated on January 3rd, 2008

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