Topic "kibps definition"

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I am using WinSCP to do automated file transfers via FTP between Windows hosts. I am using the synchronize script command with the speed option to try to throttle the transfers. The speed option says to specify a value in kibps (-speed=<kibps>). What exactly does kibps stand for? Kilobits, kilobytes, kibibits, kibibytes?

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It stands for "kibibyte per second", i.e. 1024 bytes per seconds:
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