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hi...I am new here....so please be gentle with me since I am a newbie... I stumbled upon a question.... How can I detect whent a user starts to download a ...
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    Wink download detection


    hi...I am new here....so please be gentle with me since I am a newbie...

    I stumbled upon a question....

    How can I detect whent a user starts to download a file on port 80 or an ftp ...
    and if I can how can I alocate a greater amount of bandwidth so he can download faster e.g. speed bursting.....
    to be more explicit ...if a user has 10 Mbps normaly....when he starts to download I want to give him for an amount of time or the whole time he downloads the file lets say 20Mbps....

    Can I do that ?... and if so how ...

    Thank you in advance for your posts

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    hi

    apache2 would write such queries into the access logs. you could watch these files and when you detect that one starts a download trigger the actions you need.

    greetings,
    d.

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