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ppsratecheck(9) [netbsd man page]

PPSRATECHECK(9) 					   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual					   PPSRATECHECK(9)

NAME
ppsratecheck -- function to help implement rate-limited actions SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/time.h> int ppsratecheck(struct timeval *lasttime, int *curpps, int maxpps); DESCRIPTION
The ppsratecheck() function provides easy way to perform packet-per-sec, or event-per-sec, rate limitation. The motivation for implementing ppsratecheck() was to provide a mechanism that could be used to add rate limitation to network packet output. For certain network packets, we may want to impose rate limitation, to avoid denial-of-service attack possibilities. maxpps specifies maximum permitted packets, or events, per second. If ppsratecheck() is called more than maxpps times in a given one second period, the function will return 0, indicating that we exceeded the limit. If we are below the limit, the function will return 1. If maxpps is set to 0, the function will always return 0 (no packets/events are permitted). Negative maxpps indicates that rate limitation is dis- abled, and ppsratecheck will always return 1. curpps and lasttime are used to maintain the number of recent calls. curpps will be incremented every time ppsratecheck() is called, and will be reset whenever necessary. SEE ALSO
log(9), printf(9), ratecheck(9), time_second(9) HISTORY
The ppsratecheck() function appeared in NetBSD 1.5. BSD
August 3, 2000 BSD

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NAME
FQ - Fair Queue traffic policing SYNOPSIS
tc qdisc ... fq [ limit PACKETS ] [ flow_limit PACKETS ] [ quantum BYTES ] [ initial_quantum BYTES ] [ maxrate RATE ] [ buckets NUMBER ] [ pacing | nopacing ] DESCRIPTION
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limit Hard limit on the real queue size. When this limit is reached, new packets are dropped. If the value is lowered, packets are dropped so that the new limit is met. Default is 10000 packets. flow_limit Hard limit on the maximum number of packets queued per flow. Default value is 100. quantum The credit per dequeue RR round, i.e. the amount of bytes a flow is allowed to dequeue at once. A larger value means a longer time period before the next flow will be served. Default is 2 * interface MTU bytes. initial_quantum The initial sending rate credit, i.e. the amount of bytes a new flow is allowed to dequeue initially. This is specifically meant to allow using IW10 without added delay. Default is 10 * interface MTU, i.e. 15140 for 'standard' ethernet. maxrate Maximum sending rate of a flow. Default is unlimited. Application specific setting via SO_MAX_PACING_RATE is ignored only if it is larger than this value. buckets The size of the hash table used for flow lookups. Each bucket is assigned a red-black tree for efficient collision sorting. Default: 1024. [no]pacing Enable or disable flow pacing. Default is enabled. EXAMPLES
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tc(8), socket(7) AUTHORS
FQ was written by Eric Dumazet. iproute2 10 Sept 2015 FQ(8)
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