Bandwidth usage (User)
Bandwidth usage is the total amount of data transferred to and from a web server. Every time someone visits your website data is transferred. The data includes images, files, page data and everything else you see when you view a website. Summary bandwidth is broken up into:
- Incoming traffic is data which comes into a server, as for example when someone downloads a file from the website.
- Outgoing traffic is data which is transmitted by the server , such as a file attached to an email.
There can specific kinds of bandwidth consumption, such as FTP-user, Mail, HTTP, FTP traffic, etc. Normally, bandwidth usage is measured in bytes or megabytes, although other units of measure may be used. The service providers represents bandwidth limits in terms of gigabytes.
The hosting providers can set limits on the amount of bandwidth per month that the user's servers may consume. If you exceed this limit (or quota), you may incur excess usage charges (depending on the rules set by the server administrator).
The module can be used to monitor the statistics regarding the amount of bandwidth used by the user. The information is divided into such categories, as HTTP, POP, SMTP and FTP.
Using "Flesh", you can see the graphs revealing useful information about how much bandwidth is used. For more information, please read Traffic usage. Technical details. (ISPmanager).
View traffic consumption
- Date - date when the traffic statistics was collected.
- HTTP in - incoming HTTP and HTTPS traffic - all your web-server requests.
- HTTP out - outgoing HTTP and HTTPS traffic - all the web-pages and files transferred by a web-server in response to all the requests. The Webalizer sets aside the Packet Headers and the web-server responses without content. Also this kind of statistics contains full TCP traffic.
- FTP in - incoming FTP traffic - files downloaded to a server via FTP.
- FTP out - outgoing FTP traffic - files downloaded from server via FTP.
- SMTP in - incoming SMTP traffic - outgoing mail sent by the mail clients and incoming messages sent to the server mailboxes.
- SMTP out - outgoing SMTP traffic. If a message sent by a mail client or a script has been received by the mail server, it will be redirected to the other servers. The traffic sent via server to local mail boxes is not counted.
- POP out - outgoing POP3 traffic - all the mail received from the server via POP3.
- Total incoming - the total incoming by all protocols.
- Total outgoing - the total outgoing by all protocols.
- Unit - unit of measure to count the traffic.
This function can be used to view detailed traffic statistics over a certain month. Select the required record from the list click the "Specifications" icon. A new window will appear displaying information about traffic consumption per days.