Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Bandwidth Throttling

It is possible to limit the bandwidth used by Backup & Recovery during office hours with this configured as part of the Backup & Recovery Policy.or post-installation from the device's Backup Manager, accessed directly from the Dashboard or on the device itself.

Open the Backup Manager, either on the device itself or from the Dashboard -

Device

  1. Log on to the device
  2. Click the Backup Manger icon on the desktop (where available)
  3. or

  1. Go to Start
  2. All Programs
  3. Backup & Recovery Backup Manager

Dashboard

  1. Right-click on the target device in the north panel of the Dashboard (or from the Server or Workstation drop-down)
  2. Backup & Recovery
  3. Open Backup Manager

Configure Throttling

  1. Navigate to Preferences in the Backup Manager
  2. Go to Performance
  3. Enable Limit Bandwidth and configure the following settings
    1. Choose the Turn on limitation and Turn off limitation times
    2. For Maximum bandwidth during limited hours set the Upload speed and Download speed
    3. Select whether to apply the limit on Saturdays and Sundays
    4. Configure the Data source behavior when the time limit is reached, abort backups and do not start backups, simply click on Select data sources and choose the required data sources from the drop-down
  4. Save to apply

Untick Limit Bandwidth and Save to remove these performance limitations.

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