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throttle bandwidth with cstream

Terminal - throttle bandwidth with cstream
tar -cj /backup | cstream -t 777k | ssh host 'tar -xj -C /backup'
2009-07-02 10:05:53
User: wires
Functions: host ssh tar
throttle bandwidth with cstream

this bzips a folder and transfers it over the network to "host" at 777k bit/s.

cstream can do a lot more, have a look http://www.cons.org/cracauer/cstream.html#usage

for example:

echo w00t, i'm 733+ | cstream -b1 -t2

hehe :)


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I'd never heard of cstream.

What a gem!

Comment by flatcap 326 weeks and 4 days ago

Like cpipe, but more!

Comment by bwoodacre 326 weeks and 3 days ago

sawwweet! Heck yeah!

Comment by linuxrawkstar 326 weeks and 3 days ago

It's nice to control the bandwidth!

Comment by luqmanux 326 weeks and 3 days ago

Is there a way of doing this system wide? Lets say, I want to restrict the total upload bandwidth of my own computer so I never take all space, leaving some kbps for my ATA =)

Comment by irae 326 weeks and 1 day ago

@irae: i only know "class based queuing" (there might be some better way), this is in the linux advanced routing howto

http://lartc.org/howto/lartc.qdisc.html HTH

Comment by wires 326 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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