Use the Schedule tab to limit the available upload/prefetch bandwidth on a gateway. This is useful in locations where Internet upload/download speed is limited and prevents a gateway's uploads/downloads from interfering with the bandwidth needs of other local devices during business hours.
Upload/Prefetch Window and Bandwidth
Enable the slider to apply the upload/prefetch schedule to the device.
Note that the limited must also be enabled at the share level. Please see the Upload and Prefetch sections in the following article:
Also note that this is not the same schedule used for managing replicate share sync times. Replicate share sync schedule information can be found here:
Setting the Bandwidth Limit
To set the bandwidth limit for a particular time period, select a rate limit:
Then select the appropriate cells in the date/time matrix.
In the above example, upload/prefetch bandwidth will be limited to 100Mbps on weekdays from 9am to 6pm and unlimited at all other times.
To select multiple cells at a time:
- Click on a day of the week (left side of the schedule matrix) to fill the entire day with the selected rate.
- Click on an hour (bottom of the schedule matrix) to fill in the selected hour for all days with the selected rate.
- Left-click on a cell and drag the mouse pointer across several cells. This will allow you to paint the matrix with the selected rate.
To quickly fill or empty the schedule, use the slider next to the rate selector: