FTP helper and traffic shaping



  • Running 1.2.2. Is there any way to use traffic shaping for connections through the FTP Helper? I don't want to cap the bandwidth FTP helper uses to a hard limit. Just put its traffic in a lower priority queue.

    I have an FTP server behind pfSense that gets hit pretty hard. When multiple people are downloading files from it, the quality graph starts to look pretty bad. Between 1 ~ 1.5 seconds. Everything else slows down to a crawl it it works at all.

    I suspect it gets this bad because its a cable internet connection and I am assuming the cable companies control bandwidth by introducing delay on the acks. Have no idea how they do it.


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