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Traffic Rate Limiting with Monowall

Recently I was called to implement a system to limit the bandwidth used by our guest network. There was no firewall in place for this network aside from the device provided by the ISP. Needless to say, it was junk and supported none of the more advanced features we needed. I implemented a Monowall with a fairly typical setup and jumped into configuring the traffic shaper. In this article I will only be limiting traffic Continue reading

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Configure Hurricane Electric IPv6 over IPv4 Tunnel with Monowall

We have been holding on to IPv4 for a long time. We are well past the initial “run out of addresses” date thanks to VLSM, NAT and some other addressing tricks. The facts are, however, that IPv4 is running to its end and will eventually become obsolete. Fortunately, however, there are ways to ease into IPv6. One that I found, since my ISP does not yet offer IPv6 service, was to create a tunnel to someone who does. Tunnelbroker.net powered by Hurricane Electric was one of the options. There are other tunnel brokers as well, just google around… IPv6 support … Continue reading

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