I have a few VPS servers running OpenVPN. It's all awesome and works perfectly. However, some providers limit how much bandwidth you can use within their plan.
For example: 250GB BW, 500GB BW, Etc...
After the limit is reached they bill you for the overage. Is there a way to set in OpenVPN or iptables or wherever, that when I reach a certain amount of bandwidth it drops all connections or something?
The goal is not to pay unnecessarily if I don't notice I'm over the bandwidth allowance. At that point, I can switch to another server.
I'm using either Centos 6 or 7 usually.
Can this be done? Maybe with iptables? Did I miss something obvious?
Thanks for your help!
Notice I don't want to throttle speed, (I found plenty of info on that) just the amount of data transferred.
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