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Global File Cache: What are the recommendations for throttling based on bandwidth?

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Applies to

  • GFC
  • Throttling
  • Bandwidth


Default throttling on Global File Cache is based on a 10Mbps bandwidth. If a customer has a greater WAN than this, they can scale accordingly based off the default settings, but keep in mind, this is per user. If a customer's bandwidth was 15Mbps, we could effectively 1.5x the Flush/Fetch Byte Rate to 1,536Kb/s, likewise with Byte Max if you find the 1Gb threshold too low for throttling to engage. This is a general scope of scaling the throttling settings and the customer should contact support before changing throttling.

Additional Information

Please reach out to Global File Cache Support prior to making any changes to throttling, as this could adversely affect the solution's performance if misconfigured.


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