Billing and Account

Do you charge for stopped instances?

Yes, instances in a stopped state continue to reserve dedicated system resources (RAM, SSD storage, IP aliases, CPU) and therefore incur charges until you destroy the instance. If you wish to no longer accumulate charges for a virtual machine, please use the DESTROY button in the customer portal.

Is bandwidth usage calculated from outbound, inbound, or inbound+outbound traffic?

Your bandwidth usage is based on the highest of either your inbound traffic or your outbound traffic. For example, if your VPS uses 100 GB of incoming bandwidth and 200 GB outgoing bandwidth, your utilization for billing purposes would be 200 GB.

At what rate is overage bandwidth billed?

Bandwidth utilization in excess of instance allocation is charged at $0.025 per GB in North American and Western European locations. Due to higher regional costs, Singapore and Tokyo (Japan) overage is priced at $0.04 per GB and Sydney (Australia) overage is priced at $0.07 per GB

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