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09-07-2004, 05:24 PM
Hi! :)

Is there any way to check the current bandwidth utilisation via SSH?

I think there is a quota command but it only shows the disk usage.


09-07-2004, 05:28 PM
As far as I know, this isn't possible. I've requested this feature many times - as it is the only reason I would need to log in to my Site Manager - and I suspect that other people have requested it too.

09-07-2004, 05:41 PM
Thank you very much for your quick answer!

I would really love to be able to check my current bandwidth utilisation via SSH. Direct secure SSH access and VPS/"virtual root" were the reasons I chose Westhost. Site Manager is useful and nice (although a bit slow), but nothing can replace SSH, especially for a GNU/Linux fan like me! :)

09-07-2004, 05:48 PM
No problem.

I agree. I much prefer SSH to using the Site Manager. As I said, the only reason I log in to my Site Manager is to check my bandwidth usage. Practically everything else I can do easily, quickly and efficiently via SSH (although, I'll admit, adding e-mail/FTP accounts is not something I'd do).