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Bandwidth transfer

Hi there! I saw that you have limited the bandwidth transfer.I was thinking buy a vps but now…when I saw that…i don`t now. For example,if a vps can produce 1,2 TB,why did you limit to 1 TB? Is like…i have a car and he can run whit 100 km/h and is limited to 90 km/h.


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Here in Europe it’s actually unlawful to charge overages for a service which doesn’t provide native metering. DO can’t ask us to install something to guesstimate their definition of transfer, the burden is on them.

That is to say, the DigitalOcean control panel needs to provide transfer statistics outside of the droplet, to give us their measure of transfer. They can’t rely on us installing tools which could provide a different measurement.

Yes, install vnstat. I’ve wrote a script to shut a droplet automatically down once it hits 999 GiB <br> <br>http://pastebin.com/2vXMBaSi

"Is there a way to ask with the API of the current used traffic/month? Or set shut down server after a limit that i set? If one server get an DDOS attack i will be ruined. " <br> <br>Yeah, it would be really nice to have some control over traffic in our settings when we log in. Like shut down server if the trafic is bigger than 1/2/5/10 TB/month or 50/100/200/500 GB/day. Besides I am interested in monitoring traffic and I do not want to run some scripts or anything like that. <br> <br>I do not mind it as long as we are not billed for extra traffic, but once we are billed I want to have some control over it, I do not want to be ruined because of DDoS or something like that.