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Bandwidth Concerns?

Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 5:01 pm
by Guacaquat
Hey guys. I installed phpBB two days ago and my server has already used about 70 megs of bandwidth. I only have about 8 members.

Is there any reason for this? Or does phpBB just use this much bandwidth on a regular basis?


Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 5:03 pm
by MichaelTunnell
LOL no if you have only 8 members and have had it for only 2 days there is no way 70mbs was from phpbb...someone could have uploaded a media file to your site if you allow phpbb to do that. I dont so that doesnt happen but you should check that. Anyway, no phpbb does not take up that much bandwidth.

Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 7:39 pm
by Guacaquat
Could this be from installing the forums, by any chance?

Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 7:43 pm
by Yawner
hmmm i dont think that this is the problem... unless ppl are constantly having to redownload the phpBB images thats the only way i can ever see phpBB eating up that much transfer in that amount of time..