vpn traffic & QoS

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by rs232, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. rs232

    rs232 Network Guru Member

    Hi all,
    I'm currently classifying openvpn traffic in my QoS setting using port information (TUN/UDP).
    That works well when I need to distinguish between vpn traffic and others.

    I was wondering though... is there any way to prioritise traffic within the openvpn tunnel? Even something basic like source/destination IP would help

    My specific problem is: I cap VPN throughput during the day as I have a "constant" rsync process backing up data. That capping works well because it doesn't bother other services such as internet browsing for example but is not effective in case I want to administer the remote nas, reached via vpn, either via http/s or ssh.

    I though about using the rsync throttling built in feature but it doesn't scale in my scenario and I really to control this on the gateway instead opening/closing the tap at specific times of the day.

    In Cisco world there's a qos pre-classify command that does the job...

    Any input?

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