Mon Aug 3 19:24:58 PDT 2015

How to Limit Rsync Bandwidth Usage

If you want to backup a directory to a remote computer - but don't want to drag down your network's bandwidth you can use the --bwlimit option...

cd directory
rsync --rsh='ssh -p 12345' --bwlimit 20 -avrzogtp . username@remote.servername.com:/users/username/directory | tee -a backup.txt

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