RE: Traffic Shapping

: >Can you please specify what platform that you are using? any why
: >you like to do the traffic shaping on the Ethernet which is
: >suppositly 10 Mbps?
: He may well want to shape on an ethernet where he has multiple
: customer machines that are each paying for different amounts of bandwidth.
: Shaping a-la cisco is uni-directional out on an interface, and so
: poorly answers many needs.

Xedia Corporation makes a nifty device specifically for IP traffic
shaping. It seems fairly well evolved, and can act as a bridge or a
router, though it's definitely built for the edges of a network.

(I'm not affiliated with Xedia; just played with their product.)

One can find a number of PPT files from a conference ISOC-IL held in 1/98.
Three bandwidth mgmt products were discussed (Floodgate, Classdata & Bandwiz):