Network Throttle cloud library?

Last post 02-13-2018, 2:42 PM by Anderson. 3 replies.
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  • Network Throttle cloud library?
    Posted: 02-12-2018, 2:17 PM

    I have a cloud library "attached" to an on prem media agent.  I also have a disk library attached to this media agent.  When this media agent aux copies data from its disk library to the cloud library - it will happily use the full internet upstream to aux copy its data.  Since there are no other commvault computers it talks to to try and setup throttling with - is there some other way I can throttle its use with Commvault?  For now we have just implemented a 60% usage throttle on the firewalls outside of commvault for this - but it would be nice if there was a way from within Commvault to set throttling on a schedule like we can between 2 commvault servers.

    Thanks!

  • Re: Network Throttle cloud library?
    Posted: 02-12-2018, 6:15 PM

    Hi Anderson

    In your case as you will be Aux Copying from the Local MA to the Cloud Library, you can consider using Storage Policy Throttling. 

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v11/article?p=features/network/nwbw_advanced.htm#Auxiliary_Copy_Operation

    This option allows you to dictate the throttling of each stream to the cloud library. 

    So you will need to consider how many streams you are utilizing per Aux Copy and adjust the bandwith accordingly. 

    Thank you 

  • Re: Network Throttle cloud library?
    Posted: 02-12-2018, 7:02 PM

    Hi,

    you can set the reg keys in MediaAgent

    nCloudGlobalMaxRecvMBPerHour

    nCloudGlobalMaxSendMBPerHour

    to throttle the traffic for the Cloud servers. No schedule though, may use some scripts to change the values from Windows Task Scheduler.

  • Re: Network Throttle cloud library?
    Posted: 02-13-2018, 2:42 PM

    Thank you,

     

    These were both possible solutions I did not think about.  I have for now however, created a media agent VM and shared the cloud library with it and put a scheduled throttle policy between the main media agent server and the VM media agent.  Seems to be doing what I need for now - and this is really just a tempoary setup I need until I'm done seeding the backlog of backups in there.

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