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Configuring Bandwidth Settings

Bandwidth is the amount of data that can be transmitted in a specific amount of time, for example, a number of bytes per second. Setting a bandwidth for each directory helps manage performance on the system.

Administrators can set up bandwidth settings and checks on the Bandwidth Settings page.

Administrators can view the bandwidth limits for each directory, and the amounts of bandwidth used on the Bandwidth Restrictions page. 

How to Configure Bandwidth Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Technical Settings.
  2. Click Bandwidth Settings. The following table describes the available fields.
     
    Field Description
    Bandwidth Settings
    Check Bandwidth Limits Use the list to limit the amount of bandwidth allowed for each user or session.
    Time Over Which to Apply Bandwidth Quota Define the period of time over which a bandwidth quota is measured. For example, if this is set to 1 hour and the default bandwidth quota is 100 MB, a 100 MB file could only be downloaded or uploaded once over the course of 1 hour.
  3. Click Submit.

How to Set Bandwidth Restrictions

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Technical Settings.
  2. Click Bandwidth Restrictions.
  3. In the contextual menu for one of the directory names, click Edit.
  4. Set the amount of bandwidth that is available to this directory.
  5. Click Submit.