time variable throttling rsync traffic

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sun Sep 13 19:20:01 MDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-09-13 at 21:02 -0400, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> I am using rsync to back up across a VPN.  Unfortunately, every so often the 
> home office miscreants drop a big block of data into the backup and that 
> particular backup cycle takes many hours.  These same people also complain when 
> net pipe is filled during the day.
> What I need is an ability to change the bwlimit based on time of day.  Any 
> suggestions as to how to do this?

How about the suggestions you were given on the rsnapshot list?



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