[squid-users] How to limit user traffic quota?
focusnetgogo at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 12:48:18 UTC 2015
The cost means "integrate with those using tcp_outgoing_tos/mark and qos_flows to deliver per-request classification tags to the OS QoS system".
> On Dec 3, 2015, at 8:45 PM, Antony Stone <Antony.Stone at squid.open.source.it> wrote:
> On Thursday 03 December 2015 at 13:34:32, GoGo net wrote:
>> As I do NOT want to add extra cost to squid, I will stay with the script
>> and try to optimise it.
> What do you mean by "cost"?
>>> On Dec 3, 2015, at 8:27 PM, Amos Jeffries <squid3 at treenet.co.nz> wrote:
>>> On 4/12/2015 1:14 a.m., GoGo net wrote:
>>>> I am running squid 3.5 in my LAN as a proxy for surfing internet.
>>>> The proxy is shared by all users in the LAN, and every user has a
>>>> username/password configured in their web browser.
>>>> Now, I want to limit user traffic quota, say every user 100GB/month. How
>>>> can achieve this?
>>>> Currently, I use a script to monitor **access.log** of squid, and
>>>> aggregate the traffic from log to calculate user traffic. But I am
>>>> wondering what is the best practise to limit user quota? Is there a
>>>> better way to limit user traffic quota?
>>> Nope. Squid is designed to optimize traffic not to de-optimize it. So
>>> does not do quota limitations.
>>> However the OS QoS controls often do support quotas and do so far better
>>> than Squid could even get close to. Squid can integrate with those using
>>> tcp_outgoing_tos/mark and qos_flows to deliver per-request
>>> classification tags to the OS QoS system.
>>> If you stay wit a helper script you maybe could still optimize it a
>>> little. Your log monitoring Script could be run as a log daemon helper
>>> in order to get the log lines as soon as they are written. That also
>>> lets you send a custom log format separate from the access.log to the
>>> helper so it can work better.
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