guideline for name-based web hosting justification
drechsau at geeks.org
Tue Sep 12 09:27:47 EDT 2000
On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 05:35:59PM -0700, Dean Waters wrote:
> Why not get your bandwidth numbers from your access logs?
Because that counts bytes transferred.
Tell me how easy it would be to write code to take the access logs and
correlate to bandwidth used over a month, then tell me what it would
take to produce this data (which is required for billing) so that it
looks like MRTG (so our customers can see their utilization), and can
do it for 1500 web sites at over 8GB a day of logs, and be done doing
that in a reasonable time (like the same day, or better yet, real
And do it without having to purchase any other hardware.
> Email: dwaters at MPowercom.net
> Phone: 702-310-4206
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Horwath" <drechsau at geeks.org>
> To: "Matt Bailey" <mbailey at journey.net>
> Cc: <arin-discuss at arin.net>
> Sent: Monday, September 11, 2000 3:59 PM
> Subject: Re: guideline for name-based web hosting justification
> > On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 01:32:07PM -0400, Matt Bailey wrote:
> > > For those of us that do accounting via IP how do you expect us to us
> > > Name Based Virtuals? Until there is a method for accounting all
> > > traffic to a domain name without using IP I see this as totally
> > > unreasonable. We base all of our security filters and traffic
> > > filters on a customers IP assigned to them. We also have hardware
> > > that can not support name based virtuals and thus has a NIC card for
> > > each site? Explain IN DETAIL the method used to account for these in
> > > our requests.
> > I concur!
> > We bill via bandwidth and we need a way to track usage over a period
> > of time so we can bill for peak usage.
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