Setting bandwidth limits for your Amazon DataSync task - Amazon DataSync
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Setting bandwidth limits for your Amazon DataSync task

You can configure network bandwidth limits for your Amazon DataSync task and each of its executions.

Limiting bandwidth for a task

Set a bandwidth limit when creating, editing, or starting a task.

The following instructions describe how to configure a bandwidth limit for your task when you're creating it.

  1. Open the Amazon DataSync console at https://console.amazonaws.cn/datasync/.

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Tasks, and then choose Create task.

  3. Configure your task's source and destination locations.

    For more information, see Working with Amazon DataSync locations.

  4. For Set bandwidth limit, choose one of the following:

    • Select Use available to use all of the available network bandwidth for each task execution.

    • Select Set bandwidth limit (MiB/s) and enter the maximum bandwidth that you want DataSync to use for each task execution.

You can configure a task's bandwidth limit by using the BytesPerSecond parameter with any of the following operations:

Throttling bandwidth for a task execution

You can modify the bandwidth limit for a running or queued task execution.

  1. Open the Amazon DataSync console at https://console.amazonaws.cn/datasync/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Tasks.

  3. Choose the task and then choose History to view the task's executions.

  4. Choose the task execution that you want to modify and then choose Edit.

  5. In the dialog box, choose one of the following:

    • Select Use available to use all of the available network bandwidth for the task execution.

    • Select Set bandwidth limit (MiB/s) and enter the maximum bandwidth that you want DataSync to use for the task execution.

  6. Choose Save changes.

    The new bandwidth limit takes effect within 60 seconds.

You can modify the bandwidth limit for a running or queued task execution by using the BytesPerSecond parameter with the UpdateTaskExecution operation.