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Check The Bandwidth Usage Of Your Hosting Account in cPanel

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Has you received a bandwidth limit warning email? Is your website down due to the bandwidth limit being reached? Monitor your account bandwidth through cPanel and help assess your bandwidth requirement. This article will help you check your website’s bandwidth in cPanel using the cPanel Paper Lantern Theme.

1. Login to cPanel with your cPanel username and Password.

cPanel Login2. Go to the Bandwidth option under the Metrics section.

Check The Bandwidth Usage Of Your Hosting Account in cPanel

Check The Bandwidth Usage Of Your Hosting Account in cPanel

 

3. On the Bandwidth page, you will notice a graphical representation of the Bandwidth that you have used. A summary of the Bandwidth Transfer for the current month will be reflected on the top of the page.

Bandwidth Transfer monthly summary4. When you scroll down on the page, you will see a month wise breakup of each service in your account like HTTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP. You will also see a month wise total of all the services.

Monthly bandwidth breakup - service wise

5. If you click on the name of a particular service in a particular month, you will see a day-wise breakup of the entire month and how it arrived at the total.

Service wise bandwidth

6. The monthly bandwidth will show you a graph and also a day-wise breakup of the bandwidth usage. On clicking the day wise breakup, you will get to know how much bandwidth was used on that particular day in detail.

Day-wise bandwidth usage

7. When you select a day from above, you will see a detailed hour wise breakup of the bandwidth usage. This will help indicate anomalous traffic and a sudden spurt in bandwidth, or traffic, service-wise, to help you analyse any attacks or abnormal website behavior.

Hourly bandwidth usage cpanel

This way, you can get a clear and transparent break-up of how much data transfer your website is using or has used or may use in future.

 

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