Restricting Throughput for a Backup
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You can restrict the amount of bandwidth used for backing up files by restricting the available bandwidth used for syncing always or at specified times.

To throttle throughput:

  1. In the Configuration view, select Cloud Backup > Throughput in the navigation pane.
    The Throughput Control page is displayed.
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  2. Select either not to restrict the throughput, Do not throttle, or to restrict the bandwidth used for syncing, Throttle the Internet bandwidth usage.
  3. If you selected Throttle the Internet bandwidth usage, complete the fields:
    Limit outgoing bandwidth to – Type the maximum bandwidth to use for cloud backups in Kbits per second.
    During these hours – Specify that the bandwidth used for cloud backups is restricted only at specific times of the day and then use the drop-down lists to specify the time range during which the bandwidth should be restricted.
    On Days – Specify the days for which the bandwidth is restricted during the specified hours:
    * One or more specific days
    * Every Day. Bandwidth used for cloud backup will be restricted every day.
  4. Click Save.

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