Chapter 15. Cookbook

Table of Contents
15.1. Running multiple sites with different SLAs
15.2. Protecting your host from SYN floods
15.3. Rate limit ICMP to prevent dDoS
15.4. Prioritizing interactive traffic
15.5. Transparent web-caching using netfilter, iproute2, ipchains and squid
15.6. Circumventing Path MTU Discovery issues with per route MTU settings
15.7. Circumventing Path MTU Discovery issues with MSS Clamping (for ADSL, cable, PPPoE & PPtP users)
15.8. The Ultimate Traffic Conditioner: Low Latency, Fast Up & Downloads
15.8.1. Why it doesn't work well by default
15.8.2. The actual script (CBQ)
15.8.3. The actual script (HTB)
15.9. Rate limiting a single host or netmask

This section contains 'cookbook' entries which may help you solve problems. A cookbook is no replacement for understanding however, so try and comprehend what is going on.