Advanced connection options
From the Advanced section of the Client configuration window, we can set up specific SSH and Rsync parameters.
Using default and advanced options, ElkarBackup generates a Rsnaphsot configuration file for each job (it's available for debugging purposes at
1- Using non-standard SSH ports
If your client SSH is listening in a non-standard (22/tcp) SSH port, you can specify the port using the SSH
# Advanced - SSH args -p2222
2- Connecting to a remote server through a jump host
SSH jump is an alternative to SSH tunneling to access internal machines through a gateway.
- SSH access to the gateway machine (jump host) and the internal one
- Gateway machine has netcat installed
# Advanced - SSH args -J user@jumphost
3- Limiting the available bandwidth during the file transference
If your backup process is eating all your bandwidth, you can easily limit I/O bandwidth using
The following example will set the bandwidth limit to 5000 KBytes per second:
# Advanced - Rsync long args --bwlimit=5000