[sf-lug] limit/throttle bandwidth of current outbound SCP connection?

Mark K. Zanfardino mark at zanfardinoconsulting.com
Mon Dec 10 10:38:20 PST 2007

What about installing and using trickle?  I find it works quite well. 
You pass to trickle the upload and download limits you'd like to enforce
and the action, such as scp.


Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> I am in the middle of uploading a 2GB file via scp from my laptop at
> home to a remote SSH server.  Roommate returns home, and my upload
> bandwidth is killing the connection.  Can I limit/throttle the current
> connection in progress without kill the 800MB I have already uploaded?
>  My home Cable modem upload is horrible, and I want to preserve the
> bits I already transferred.  Looking for a tool to get the job done,
> expecially on an existing connection, as I suspect most tools would
> need a new TCP connection to initiate the bandwidth limitations.  Any
> ideas?

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