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Restricting bandwidth usage

(beware b and B differences in this article!)

Use the --bwlimit= parameter. Values are in kB/s.

So for example, 800kb/s would be --bwlimit=100

You can use this to slow down rsync's impact on a machine's hard disk. For example, using a limit of around 10MB/s you would use --bwlimit=10000

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