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How can I know how much traffic was used by my droplet during a month?

Posted May 14, 2018 2.2k views
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How can I know how much traffic was used by my droplet during a month?

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Bandwidth use is tracked across your whole account rather than on an individual droplet basis. In the billing section of the control panel here you can find your account’s used bandwidth for the current billing period.

Bandwidth billing will pool the total bandwidth limit of all your droplets so if for example:

  • You have 2 1GB droplets with 1TB bandwidth limits.
  • Your account bandwidth limit is set to 2TB as long as these droplets exist for the full month. If you were to delete one of them on the 15th of the month your bandwidth pool for that month would end up being 1.5TB total.
  • With two droplets, if one were to use 1.5TB and the other used 5GB you would not be over your bandwdith limit even though one of your droplets with a 1TB limit used 1.5TB.
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