View Bandwidth Usage
For WHM version 11.40
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Bandwidth is the amount of information that is transferred to and from your server. For example, if your domain sends 5 MB of information to a visitor's computer, you have used 5 MB of bandwidth
monitoring tool monitors traffic from HTTP (browser traffic), FTP
(files transferred), SMTP
(sent mail), and POP3
(received mail). This may cause some discrepancies between information WHM provides and the information log processing program (such as AWStats
, or Analog
) provide. To learn more about this, read our documentation about bandwidth discrepancies
It is also important to note here that parked domain bandwidth
is included in the main domain’s bandwidth
Viewing the Bandwidth Usage list
This feature is a simple list, sorted month to month, that shows you a number of columns relating information about bandwidth
to you in a form that is easily readable.
- User — Displays the account name.
- Domain — Displays the main domain name of the account.
- Xfer — Displays the bandwidth that has been consumed.
- Limit — Displays the limit imposed on the bandwidth consumption for a particular user.
- Usage — Shows the percentage of bandwidth used that has been allocated to a user.
: Refer to the Legend
at the bottom of the page for help interpreting the information that is displayed on this page.
- Subdomains that have not transferred information will not be shown in the list.
- You will need to use the bandmin application to track traffic from IRC servers, game servers, or other types of servers. You can access bandmin at
example.com stands for your domain.
Navigating the Bandwidth Usage page
This feature allows you to navigate through the bandwidth
records month by month by clicking 2 links at the top of the page. The Last Month
link on the left will access last month’s bandwidth
consumption records. You are also able to use the Next Month
link to navigate forward through the records.
You may display your bandwidth
consumption records in Megabytes, rather than by best fit, by clicking the Show Units in Megabytes
button at the top of the page. To return to viewing the information, displayed as it best fits the chart (the default setting), click the Show Units with Best Fit
You can sort accounts by clicking the header of any column in the list. For example, you can list accounts alphabetically by domain by clicking Domain.
To reverse the list, click Domain
- To view only accounts belonging to a particular reseller, click the check mark () next to the reseller’s name.
- To edit an account’s bandwidth limit, click the edit icon ().