Is there a way to pause rsync via command line, if it transfers data for over X minutes? I'm working on using it as a backup and would like it to pause every once in a while to prevent the hard disks from overheating or network throttling. I am currently using a Windows batch file to start a Linux bash script via cygwin to do this.
If you can get the PID of the process, you can use
to pause the process, and
to resume it.
Check the exit status; if the