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How to manage bandwidth and disk usage for WebHost Manager accounts

This article describes how to use WebHost Manager to manage bandwidth and disk usage on customer accounts.

The functions described below are only available for WebHost Manager on VPS and Dedicated servers. To modify bandwidth or disk usage for Reseller servers, modify the existing package or create a new one as shown in this article.

Managing bandwidth usage

You can control how much bandwidth an account is allowed to use per day.

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In the search box at the upper left of the WebHost Manager screen, start typing bandwidth, and then click Limit Bandwidth Usage when it becomes visible.
  2. On the Limit Bandwidth on an Account page, click the radio button next to the account to be changed. Account details appear below the account name.
    1. If the account is not visible, begin typing the user name or domain of the account in the search box until it is visible in the list.
  3. Click Limit. The Limit Bandwidth Usage page appears.
  4. To set a limit on bandwidth usage for the account, type the maximum number of megabytes allowed in the MB text box. Alternatively, click Unlimited to remove all bandwidth limits for the account.
  5. Click Change.
Account bandwidth limits are only checked once per day.

Managing disk usage

You can control the maximum amount of disk space that an account is allowed to use.

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In the search box at the upper left of the WebHost Manager screen, start typing quota, and then click Quota Modification when it becomes visible.
  2. On the Quota Modification page, click the radio button next to the account to be changed. Account details appear below the account name.
    1. If the account is not visible, begin typing the user name or domain of the account in the search box until it is visible in the list.
  3. Click Modify. The Quota Modification page appears.
  4. To set a new limit on disk usage for the account, type the maximum number of megabytes allowed in the MB text box.

    You cannot set an account's disk usage quota to Unlimited using the Quota Modification tool. If you want to set an unlimited disk usage quota for an account, use the Modify an Account tool as described in this article.
  5. Click Save.