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Master Geek

Topic # 29992 25-Jan-2009 22:29
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My brother is flatting, and he has a bandwidth issue. The whole flat is on the Telecom Adventure plan (20 GB and month, FS/FS) and there's two regular internet users, and another flatmate who is torrenting constantly. The question is, can my brother split up the connection so they each are capped at using 6.6 GB a month?

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  Reply # 192048 26-Jan-2009 02:02
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Yes, it would require a good router modem but it could be done. $300+

A linux box could also be used to manage it.  They wont be happy campers.

Catch them torrent three times and you can take away there connection?

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  Reply # 192614 28-Jan-2009 22:36
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Set up your own personal section 92! Tongue out

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Master Geek

  Reply # 192630 28-Jan-2009 23:45
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Haha, I thought it was 29a?


Anyway, the problem isn't that he is torrenting, just that he is using up too much of the cap.

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  Reply # 192637 29-Jan-2009 01:02
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Easiest way to do it would be with something like HomeQoS otherwise you're looking at a linux or bsd based firewall distro eg: Smoothwall, IPCop, pfsense, monowall but that requires a high level of geek knowledge.

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