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Limiting interface bandwidth with tc under Linux

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http://serverfault.com – I have a linux router which has a 10GBe interface on the outside and bonded Gigabit ethernet interfaces on the inside. We have currently budget for 2GB/s. If we exceed that rate by more than 5% average for a month then we'll be charged for the whole 10GB/s capacity. Quite a step up $$$. So, I want to limit this to 2GB/s on 10GBe interface. TBF filter might be ideal, but this comment is of concern. On all platforms except for Alpha, it is able to shape up to 1mbit/s of normal traffic with ideal minimal burstiness, sending out data exactly at the configured rates. Should I be using (HowTos)