Labs Spotlight: Bandwidth Throttling Dashboard
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We've released another cool new dashboard to labs today: Bandwidth Throttling!
BigFix natively offers the ability to throttle the amount of bandwidth machines will use when communicating with its parents or children, within the BigFix relay hierarchy. This is great for deployments that have constrained network connections. Simply throttle your client or relay download speeds, and you can prevent your 56k connection from being overwhelmed, while still keeping your clients responsive and up to date.
However as users of this feature probably know, these types of client settings are hard to manage. Once you deploy out some bandwidth settings (which you probably had to spend some time looking up how to do), you have no view that can easily tell you what computer is doing what. This is where the Bandwidth Thro