dynamic bwlimit with rsync

Chris Davies chris at roaima.co.uk
Mon Oct 1 05:07:10 MDT 2012

On 28/09/12 16:06, Satish Shukla wrote:
> Our pipe is limited and we don't want to give everything to rsync, We 
> have situation where we want rsync transfers to scale up or down 
> within a specified bandwidth limit. For e.g. if there are two (or 
> multiple)  rsyncs running parallel they should be contained in max 
> bwlimit (say like 1Mbps) and if there is only one running it should 
> use the entire allocated bandwidth limit.

Instead of trying to use --bwlimit, take a look at "trickle". It's old 
but works well
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