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1. Where are the log files for my domain?
2. How much bandwidth do I get?
3. Is there a way for me to monitor my own bandwidth use?
4. How much does extra bandwidth cost?
5. How do I view my site's stats?
6. Bandwidth and your DreamHost account.
7. Can I have my site turned off automatically if I go over my Bandwidth allotment?
8. What is bandwidth?
9. How and when is bandwidth usage calculated?
10. How many hits or visitors or page views is 1 GB?

 
Status :: Bandwidth Description
Bandwidth is the amount of traffic that flows to your web site. This section is useful for keeping track of your bandwidth usage.

To learn more about bandwidth and monitoring your usage, keep reading.

Last updated: May 23, 2002.

Sub-Areas of Status :: Bandwidth
Question Can I have my site turned off automatically if I go over my Bandwidth allotment?
Yes! There's a "throttling" feature available at the "Status > Bandwidth" area of our web panel that allows just this. Just enable it for the domain you're worried about, and we'll begin ... (more)
Link What's the difference between bandwidth usage and web storage space?
Question How many hits or visitors or page views is 1 GB?
Well, according to our calculations 1GB (1,000MB) is for an average web site about: 13,000 viewers or 53,000 page views or 74,000 file hits. These figures are based on average statistics w... (more)
Question What is bandwidth?
Bandwidth use means the total size of all files transferred to web surfers from your site. So if your main page is 30KB total and 100 people visit it a month, that will be a total of 3000KB of bandw... (more)
Question How and when is bandwidth usage calculated?
Every night we calculate every site's usage for that day, and compare it to their usage so far in that billing cycle to see if they are on pace to go over their allotment for that month. If so, the si... (more)
Question Bandwidth and your DreamHost account.
What exactly is bandwidth, and how does its use apply to me as a DreamHost customer? What Is Bandwidth? Bandwidth the total size of all files transferred to web surfers from your site.... (more)
Question How much bandwidth do I get?
That all depends on which hosting plan you've signed up for. Each of our hosting plans includes a varying amount of monthly bandwidth. Be sure to check DreamHost.com to see how much bandwidth ... (more)
Question How much does extra bandwidth cost?
Bandwidth overage charges vary by plan: Plan Overage Charge Crazy Domain Insane $1/GB over 120GB Sweet Dreams $1/GB over 144GB Code Monster $.50/GB over 192GB ... (more)
Question Where are the log files for my domain?
They are available via ftp in your home directory, within the directory called "logs". The full paths will be something like:      /home/ username /logs/ yourdomain.com /... (more)
Question Is there a way for me to monitor my own bandwidth use?
Visit the "Status > Bandwidth" section of our web panel. Type in the desired timespan for which you wish to see your bandwidth use, and press the Show button. A chart will display w... (more)
Question How do I view my site's stats?
You may view your site's stats by going to the following URL:       http://www.yourdomain.com/stats/ (remembering to replace "yourdomain.com" with your actual domai... (more)