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Version: 2.3 (latest)

Manage your bandwidth limit

By default, Data Migrator will use all network bandwidth available to the server unless a specific limit is applied. Follow the UI or CLI instructions to set bandwidth limits.

Data Migrator bandwidth

Manage bandwidth with the UI

The Bandwidth panel shows how much bandwidth Data Migrator is currently using to migrate data. It shows this over the most recent 5 minute period and continually updates. The left axis scales automatically to accommodate the highest throughput during that period.

To apply a bandwidth limit between the source and target filesystem(s), follow the steps below:

  1. Select your Data Migrator product from the Instances list in the dashboard.
  2. Select Bandwidth Management under Configuration.
  3. Uncheck the Unlimited option.
  4. Define the Maximum bandwidth limit and Unit (for example: MiB/s), and select Apply.

You will need to define a bandwidth limit for each Data Migrator server (if you have more than one).

Manage bandwidth with the CLI

Limit the total amount of bandwidth Data Migrator can use by using the bandwidth policy command. Once defined, the bandwidth limit will apply immediately to all migrations (new and ongoing).

Only one bandwidth limit can be active at a time. The default limit is unlimited bandwidth.

CommandAction
bandwidth policy deleteDelete a bandwidth limit
bandwidth policy setDefine the bandwidth limit
bandwidth policy showGet details for the current bandwidth limit

Data Migrator with agent bandwidth

When you install and use one or more data agents, set the bandwidth limit for each agent.

Manage agent bandwidth with the UI

Follow the below steps to apply a bandwidth limit to a specific data transfer agent:

  1. Select your Data Migrator product from Instances in the dashboard.
  2. Select Data Transfer Agents under Filesystems & Agents.
  3. Select the agent under Data Transfer Agents.
  4. Unset the Unlimited option.
  5. Set the Maximum Bandwidth Limit and Unit (for example: Mebibit/s), and select Apply.

You will need to set a bandwidth limit for each data transfer agent (if you have more than one).

Manage agent bandwidth with the CLI

Limit the total amount of bandwidth the data transfer agent can use by running the bandwidth policy command with the --data-agent flag. Once defined, the bandwidth limit will apply immediately to all migrations (new and ongoing).

The default limit is unlimited bandwidth.

CommandAction
bandwidth policy deleteDelete a bandwidth limit
bandwidth policy setDefine the bandwidth limit
bandwidth policy showGet details for the current bandwidth limit