Thankfully, the Azure backup console includes an option to throttle internet bandwidth usage for backups during certain times to prevent slowdowns. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to throttle bandwidth usage for backup operations to Azure on Windows 10. (You can also use the same instructions to restrict bandwidth usage on Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, 2012, and even 2008.)

How to throttle Azure backup bandwidth usage during work hours

To limit the bandwidth usage for backup operations to Azure, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, backup operations to Azure will no longer use the total available bandwidth preventing internet slowdown during work hours. Microsoft Azure backup console, Action menu Microsoft Azure backup, throttling settings All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.