How do I limit the network usage of a single application
dalen at czexan.net
Mon Jun 14 17:05:56 UTC 2004
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 usage.
> Thanks for the help
run "man rsync" from a shell and discover what the --bwlimit option does.
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