How do I limit the network usage of a single application
bikehead at amberpoint.com
Mon Jun 14 17:12:24 UTC 2004
Cool, that helps with rsync. I guess I should modify my question to
say can I limit bandwidth usage of a general application?
> Brian Anderson wrote:
>> Sorry if this is an obvious question. I googled for a solution, but
>> nothing seemed to stand out that wasn't a programming solution.
>> I want to do some downloading without consuming all my DSL
>> bandwidth. Is there a way to control the amount of bandwidth an
>> application like rsync (and all its children) can consume? I share
>> my network with other computers, so I can't just use nice to control
>> Thanks for the help
> run "man rsync" from a shell and discover what the --bwlimit option does.
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