[Dirvish] Bandwidth limiting Dirvish
jasonb at edseek.com
Tue May 23 16:54:26 UTC 2006
> I'm using Dirvish to backup over the Internet from site to site. I want
> to know if there is a way to bandwidth limit the backup without using a
> firewall rule. Can I add in a trickle option to the Dirvish created
> rsync command?
You don't even need to go that far.
There's already an option to Dirvish that'll pass that long.
Search for speed-limit in the man page.
speed-limit: Mbps (S)
Specify a maximum transfer rate.
This allows you to limit the network bandwidth consumed. The
value is specified in approximate Mega-bits per second which cor-
relates to network transport specifications. An adaptive algo-
rithm is used so the actual bandwidth usage may exceed Mbps occa-
See --bwlimit in rsync(1) for more details.
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