Gdrive User rate limit exceeded - Wait Xh before retry


I am using rclone to sync my gdrive to another drive. I've enabled the flag to kill rclone when Error 403: User rate limit exceeded happens.

I wonder if there is a way to set a time to auto-retry after a specified amount of hours instead to kill the process.

thank you

Both of those exist already as there is stop on upload and download:

Google drive (

thanx for the answer, probably I was not clear with my questions.

I know there is the option to turn the 403 error into a Fatal error and exit the process, what I would like to know is if there is a way to pause the upload for a specific amount of hour and then restart to upload, instead of throwing a fatal error and close the process.

There's no feature that does that as it's accomplished with a few lines of a script if that was your goal.

rclone copy blah: blah2: --drive-stop-on-upload-limit
sleep 3600
rclone copy blah: blah2: --drive-stop-on-upload-limit

On any system, you can just task scheduler it or use cron on Unix.

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