[clug] Throttling scp?

Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org
Thu Jun 17 04:55:07 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 02:21:34PM +1000, Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to throttle scp rather like the --bwlimit option in rsync?
> Is it just as sensible to use rsync instead?
> We are copying a large collection of "stuff" to a server and don't want
> to monopolise the connection.

Use rsync, rsync -e ssh is the same authentication mechanism as using scp
and has the advantage that it wont munge file permisions and other file
meta data like scp does.

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