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From "Steve" <st...@primalhost.com>
Subject Re: Limit Data Usage
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2002 06:24:45 GMT
Im not asking for Disk Quotas.. im asking for Data Transfer limits...

im looking at this mod_throttle now
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Greenlees" <jaqui@shaw.ca>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: Limit Data Usage


> just an idea,
> you could try using quota, a console tool that limits via blocks and
> inodes for users and groups.
>
> runs on most *nix platofrma.
> set group to your own  limit ( isp usage limit ) set user to the 4gb limit
> then when each user hits limit it would stop them, but not using apache
> processing time to do so.
>
>
> J. Greenlees wrote:
>
> > a qick perusal of the documents suggests mod_throttle is the best.
> >
> > checking the docs for it and it is in the settings to stop all traffic
> > when a site hits the limit.
> > looks like the specific setting is lmit by volume to shut a site down
> > when it has passed the data transfer limit for the month.
> > ( may want to consider the contact to include overages at a rate to
> > cover your own costs of higher usage.)
> >
> > good idea also to set a bot to email the client when hitting 75% of
> > the lmit, if the month is less than three weeks through, so they can
> > arrange to buy more instead of loosing the site. :-)
> >
> >
> > Chris Knipe wrote:
> >
> >> Try mod_throttle.  It has the capabilities to limit the total amount
> >> of data a site can send, but so far I've only gotten it to stop
> >> sending images, not the entire site...
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> If you can get it to work, let me know :-)  But it definitely
> >> supports it...
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> me
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>     ----- Original Message -----
> >>
> >>     * From:* Steve <mailto:steve@primalhost.com>
> >>
> >>     * To:* users@httpd.apache.org <mailto:users@httpd.apache.org>
> >>
> >>     * Sent:* Tuesday, August 20, 2002 4:42 AM
> >>
> >>     * Subject:* Re: Limit Data Usage
> >>
> >>
> >>     Nup..
> >>
> >>
> >>     That only limits the data flow.. I wanna limit like that data
> >> usage..
> >>
> >>
> >>     Like on some web hosting services u see..
> >>
> >>     the uses has gone over there monthly 2gig Limit... etc etc..
> >>
> >>     I want to be able to limit that..
> >>
> >>
> >>     any ideas?
> >>
> >>
> >>     Steve
> >>
> >>         ----- Original Message -----
> >>
> >>         * From:* Andrew Kenna <mailto:andrewk@stamina.com.au>
> >>
> >>         * To:* users@httpd.apache.org <mailto:users@httpd.apache.org>
> >>
> >>         * Sent:* Tuesday, August 20, 2002 10:28 AM
> >>
> >>         * Subject:* RE: Limit Data Usage
> >>
> >>
> >>         mod_bandwidth is the thing you should be looking at. download
> >>         it from www.apachetoolbox.com <http://www.apachetoolbox.com>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>         Andrew
> >>
> >>
> >>             -----Original Message-----
> >>             *From:* Steve [mailto:steve@primalhost.com]
> >>             *Sent:* Tuesday, 20 August 2002 10:18 AM
> >>             *To:* users@httpd.apache.org
<mailto:users@httpd.apache.org>
> >>             *Subject:* Limit Data Usage
> >>
> >>             Hey,
> >>
> >>                     I just signed up to this list so forgive me if i
> >>             am posting this in the wrong section.
> >>
> >>
> >>             I have been trying to figure out how to limit peoples b/w
> >>             usage each month..
> >>
> >>
> >>             Like i have about 20 Clients on my server and they are
> >>             spoes to have a 4GB/month of web transfer. I have seen
> >>             other WebHosting Companys do this in the past i was
> >>             wondering if anyone knows how to do it?
> >>
> >>
> >>             Thanks
> >>
> >>             Steve
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
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