"Bandwidth public" is always high (outbound)


I am looking at my Droplet’s monitoring page on the digitalocean site, and the box “Bandwidth public” shows a near constant full line around 100Mbps (jittering around +/-10%). When hovering over the box, it says it is Outbound bandwidth that is being used.

I’m no Linux novice, but definitely no expert, so I rely a lot on Google.

I tried “netstat -nputw” which only showed my SSH connection. I tried nload which showed very little traffic. I tried iftop which again showed very little traffic.

Is this an issue with digitalocean’s monitoring system?

Should I be worried or look into it further? If yes, how?


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Hello, @rlund

I know it’s been a while since you’ve posted this, but I would like to say that it will be the best to contact our support team regarding personal account information.

Regards, Alex