[Dev] Winston network usage

Josh Branning lovell.joshyyy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 22:34:15 GMT 2017

On 29/11/17 22:16, Luke Shumaker wrote:
> Hi,
> As you know, 1984 web hosting graciously donates the
> winston.parabola.nu server.  They have assigned it a transfer "quota"
> of 900.00 GB/month; we have transferred 1461.80 GB in the last month.
> I assume what normally happens when you go over is you get billed;
> since we have "Free service", that hasn't happened.  1984 hasn't said
> anything to us about it, but I'd like to be courteous and stay within
> the quota.
> My first reaction was to suggest that we demote most of the mirrors to
> be tier-2, and have them sync with tier-1 instead of with winston
> (tier-0).  But, looking a bit closer at the control panel, it seems
> that the bulk of it is winston *receiving* data:
>       - Transfer quota:: 900.00 GB/month
>       - Received: 1352.28 GB
>       - Transmitted: 109.52 GB
>       - Total: 1461.80 GB
>      [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[   162%   ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
> Beside being rude to 1984/their other customers, that is alarming to
> me.  I'd like to at least know what all that data is.  Someone (maybe
> me) should look in to this in the coming days.

Do those numbers even make sense?

How big is the hard disk?

Is it bigger than 1242.76GB (1352.28 - 109.52)?


More information about the Dev mailing list