Veeam Endpoint Backup: Metered connection support
If you’re performing a backup over a network, this option is definitely something you need to pay attention to. Feel free to call it a hidden gem, but this tiny checkbox could save you a fortune. Once enabled, it allows Veeam Endpoint Backup Free to automatically detect and suspend a backup whenever metered connection is used whether it is a scheduled or ad-hoc backup.
Why would you want to do that and miss backup schedules? The answer is simple, because of costs. Imagine pushing a large backup to the personal cloud or publicly available backup repository through a limited connection, where you have to pay for every Megabyte. You might get an unpleasant surprise on your monthly bill, especially when you’re roaming.
Unfortunately, metered connections was introduced in Windows 8, therefore Endpoint’s setting is disabled for Endpoints installed on earlier operating systems.