Originally Posted by wh-coach
wow mountains and molehills. You have a server with sites on it, you notice the traffic is up 20%... you pay for bandwidth... you need to know what's going on.
On our servers the bandwidth is monitored as normal and both us and clients get emails once it reaches 65% and various stages after that, but unless we get such email notices or we have reason to believe a client is misusing our services we don't keep looking at the usage.
We do carry out random checks several times a year where we chose certain sites etc and check on the sites usages
the more snooping you do, i think will turn away clients as you need to as a provider trust clients