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From "Jason D" <ja...@codepanzyz.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] bandwidth control - Part 2
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2004 09:38:41 GMT
Thanks for the tip I was unaware that anyone could tell if a blanked the
content of the email. Sorry.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jez Hancock" <jez.hancock@munk.nu>
To: "Jason D" <jason@codepanzyz.com>
Cc: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2004 1:03 AM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] bandwidth control - Part 2


> Hi Jason,
>
> Just a tip - don't reply to someone else's post when you're starting a
> new thread - this could well be why you didn't get any response to your
> original posts!
>
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 12:43:32AM -0800, Jason D wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >     I posted a question about a week ago asking if anyone knows about
> > throttling bandwidth per month per VHOST to no avail. I see stats saying
> > that apache is running 60% of the web servers out there. But I can not
find
> > any information on the ability to limit the amount of bandwidth used per
> > site per month. Seeing as how 99% of web hosting companies charge this
way
> > and 60% of the web is run on apache, does this mean that none of the
apache
> > sites are limiting bandwidth usage in this manor? That is somewhat of a
> > rhetorical question / rant due to frustration of not being able to
educate
> > myself on how to limit bandwidth with apache 2.x. But really what is
being
> > used to enforce the limits put into place at the point of sale with
> > commercial web hosting sites running apache? I know that out of that 60%
>
> > Does anyone on this list use apache to host sites with bandwidth
> > limitations?
>
> Have you tried mod_accounting for a start?  The mod_accounting module
> allows you to log the bandwidth consumed on a per vhost basis to a
> database.  You can then query that database on a regular basis via a
> custom script and apply caps to users who are consuming too much
> bandwidth.
>
> mod_accounting is at:
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mod-acct/
>
> There are also other modules such as mod_bwshare and mod_throttle that
> do the job of controlling bandwidth - although these modules only limit
> bandwidth on a short term basis and aren't really suited to keeping
> track of bandwidth consumption over a monthly period.
>
> Googling will find you the sites for mod_bwshare and mod_throttle.
>
> HTH.
>
> -- 
> Jez Hancock
>  - System Administrator / PHP Developer
>
> http://munk.nu/
> http://jez.hancock-family.com/  - personal weblog
> http://ipfwstats.sf.net/        - ipfw peruser traffic logging
>
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