Appreciate the offer! I am willing to get my hands dirty, and it has,
likewise, been a while. The problem comes in handing it off to others who
aren't willing or can't. :)
Definitely a project worth considering!
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On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 2:27 AM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 2014-08-04 16:07, Carol Bean wrote:
>> Thanks, Scott. I appreciate the details. I hadn't thought of
>> investigating firmware hacks. I have heard Cisco routers are being
>> used to manage bandwidth, and are, as expected, a pricey "solution".
> If you are willing to get your hands dirty. One does not need to ever deal
> with Cisco unless you have deep pockets as you correctly point out.
> Depending on how much of your network you control you should consider using
> OpenBSD's PF. Yes I am a well known shill for this OS so grab ya grain of
> salt. ;-) That said this is a tale of savings and performance. Sometimes
> you can have both.
> As always YMMV but I actually enjoy this sort of thing so if you need
> someone who has done this *granted a good while back* I'm your Huckleberry.