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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Throttling

From: dean gaudet
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Throttling
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 14:09:31 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Dave Steinberg wrote:

> In an effort to keep my bandwidth costs down, I've been investigating using
> 'throttle', a bandwidth limiting pipe, to slow down rdiff-backup.  It copies
> stdin to stdout and at most as fast as the specified rate.  Some odd notes:
> (1) I know about --sleep-ratio, but it doesn't actually help me due to the
> way I am billed.  I am billed on 95% peak usage, ergo, if rdiff-backup uses

you should probably use traffic shaping through a router somewhere.  the
methods are much more accurate.  if you're using linux try


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