Capturing News server download and placing in a seperate queue
I am trying to make the traffic generated from my news client as it downloads go into a seperate queue. I know all the news servers run on port 119 but i am having trouble writing a rule that gets all the incoming traffic from the news server. I was hoping to make a generic rule based on the port not the IP's of the servers.
Can anyone help me?
Also whats the best version of pfsense to run? runnning 1.0.1 but should i be using a snapshot?
Use the latest RELENG_1 snapshot. It has a "penalty box" option in the wizard. Enter an IP in there as placeholder when running the wizard. Then create a portsalias with the ports of your newsserver and change the created penalty rules to use the portsalias instead of the IP. This way you have traffic in a seperate queue and you can restrict up/download for it.
Thanks for the reply.
Finally found the snapshots so i will give that a try.