Throttle Network Usage for Veeam Backup Agent

In case your cloud backup consumes too much bandwidth and hinders your ability to work / use your internet connection, you can limit the bandwidth consumption of Veeam.

Open Veeam Agent and click Settings.

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Under General, click Manage Networks.

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Under Throttling you may limit the bandwidth usage. How much bandwidth to allow for Veeam to use completely depends on your upstream network speed. E.g. if you have 30 Mbps (=megabits per second NOT MegaBytes!), you can choose 10 Mbps. If you have a very low network speed, the limit should be the quarter / fifth of your upstream speed. 

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Under Networks, you have the possibility to restrict connection usage over VPNs. E.g. if you work from home, using a VPN connection to the network of your workplace, your employer might not want you to run such a bandwidth consuming task as a backup job through its network.

You also have the possibility to restrict the Wi-Fi usage: e.g. if you are on the road and use an internet café, you also might not want to run backup jobs through such a network.

 

 


Revision #2
Created 17 January 2022 11:11:03 by Admin
Updated 10 February 2022 23:23:00 by Admin