Configuring Throttle Settings

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

Network bandwidth usage throttling limits the amount of network bandwidth that DPM can use to create and synchronize replicas. Throttling helps to ensure that network bandwidth is available to applications other than DPM.

To configure network bandwidth usage throttling

  1. In DPM Administrator Console, click Management on the navigation bar.

  2. Click the Agent tab, and then select the computer for which you want to configure network bandwidth usage throttling.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Throttle computer.

  4. In the Throttle dialog box, select Enable network bandwidth usage throttling.

  5. Select Throttle Settings and Work Schedule for the computer.


    You can configure network bandwidth usage throttling separately for working hours and nonworking hours, and you can define the working hours for the protected computer.

  6. To apply your settings, click OK.