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I'm using DD-WRT on my linksys router.

I want to limit each user on my network to 200 connections at any given time. Does anyone know the rules I enter the firewall in DD-WRT admit panel.

I tried the following with no luck:

iptables -I FORWARD -s -d -p tcp -m connlimit --connlimit-above 150 -j DROP

iptables -I FORWARD -s -d -p udp -m connlimit --connlimit-above 50 -j DROP
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I think that ipt_connlimit.o in included in the commercial version of DD-WRT so these lines basicly don't do anything. –  wqw Apr 11 '11 at 13:42
Not an answer, but assuming the command works (ie the connlimit module is loaded), the commands you have issued would limit the entire class C to 150 simultaneous connections. You would probably want a separate line for each address (maybe script it with a for loop ???) Also I doubt you can "connection limit" UDP connections as UDP is stateless. Depending on what you are trying to do, maybe you can do something with QoS ? –  davidgo Jul 4 '13 at 8:47

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Use the DD-WRT Script generator http://www.icpnet.pl/~robsonn/generator.zip

just follow the instruction in the software, it will generate the firewall script that you can copy and paste into DD-WRT firewall script.

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