My ISP has a monthly cap of 1TB, so that I don’t go over my ISP limit I would like to set things up so that no more than 200GB is uploaded each month. My current local backup is around 2TB and I know this is going to take a long time. I plan to have this on a Raspberry Pi running 24/7 in a script triggered by systemd.
I’m not sure what I should do here. I saw the new feature being added --max-transfer but would that be good for my use case? Could I use --max-transfer to upload 6.5GB a day for a typical month of 30 days or is that not what it’s for? or is --bwlimit better?