How to view information about visitors, bandwidth, and resource usage in cPanel

This article describes how to use cPanel to view information about visitors to your web site, as well as bandwidth and resource usage.

Viewing visitor information

To view information about visitors to your web site, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
    If you do not know how to log in to your cPanel account, please see this article.
  2. In the METRICS section of the cPanel home screen, click Visitors.
  3. Click the magnifying glass symbol to the right of the domain you want to view.
    cPanel displays up to 1000 lines of data about recent visitors to your web site. You can sort the results by clicking a heading. For example, to sort the results by IP address, click IP.

Viewing bandwidth usage

To view information about your web site's bandwidth usage, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
    If you do not know how to log in to your cPanel account, please see this article.
  2. In the METRICS section of the cPanel home screen, click Bandwidth.
    cPanel displays bandwidth usage for:
    • The past 24 hours.
    • The past week.
    • The past year.
    • The current month as well as previous months.

    The bandwidth usage statistics are separated by protocol (HTTP, FTP, POP3, IMAP, and SMTP).

Viewing resource usage

You can view information about your web site's resource usage, including CPU, input/output, process, and memory usage.

This feature is only available on shared and reseller hosting packages. Managed VPS and managed Flex Dedicated Server accounts do not include this feature.

To view resource usage information, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
    If you do not know how to log in to your cPanel account, please see this article.
  2. In the METRICS section of the cPanel home screen, click Resource Usage.
  3. Click Details or click the Current Usage tab.
  4. Use the Timeframe and Time Unit list boxes to view usage information for various intervals.
  5. In the Usage table, you can sort the columns by clicking on a column heading.
  6. Click the Snapshots tab to see available usage snapshots.Use the arrow buttons to view snapshots in sequence or use the calendar list box to select a specific date and the snapshot list box to select a specific time to view.

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