How does the transfer limit work?

August 9, 2015 11.6k views

How is data transfer calculated? What happens if I go over? If there is a charge, is it possible to set up my VPS to shut down when I go over?

1 Answer

The transfer limit is a total of both incoming and outgoing traffic on your droplet's public network. As detailed statistics are not yet available in the control panel for bandwidth use, we are not charging for overages at this time. When this changes a notification will be sent out and any bandwidth used in excess of the plan limit will be billed at a rate of $0.02/Gb.

  • If I create a new droplet : the transfer limit is resetted ?

  • Since these charges are not yet present the exact way that they will be calculated is not yet documented. This information will be available before the change in policy goes into effect.

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