Are there any bandwidth limits for Cloudflare. We’re looking at it for Forged Alliance Forever but we’re looking at maybe 20TB/month of data transfer. There is nothing I can see in the terms that suggests this isn’t possible but I want to be sure.
Cloudflare does not impose any bandwidth limitations. However, if you put a disproportionate load on Cloudflare’s infrastructure, Cloudflare might ask you to upgrade to a higher plan.
20 TB/month is also not that much, so you’ll be fine as long as you abide by the ToS
By which metric is that considered “not that much”? My worry is that we hit some arbitrary limit and get disconnected without notice.
That will not happen - you will be contacted first if your use starts causing issues. Then I was just pointing out that 20 TB/month is not that much in the grand scheme of things, so there should be no issue at all.
It depends completely. Was the bandwidth usage due to a DDoS attack? You are fine.
Was it due to the hosting of stream media? You will be asked to upgrade your plan, direct suspensions are extremely rare unless you break the TOS by breaking existing laws.
There is no exact limit as to how much bandwidth you can use and you won’t get a precise response, the common approach is to use Cloudflare in proportion with the size of your company/website usage.
Game assets, client updates. No videos.
This is non HTML content that breaks the EULA 2.8
2.8 Limitation on Serving Non-HTML Content
The Services are offered primarily as a platform to cache and serve web pages and websites. Unless explicitly included as part of a Paid Service purchased by you, you agree to use the Services solely for the purpose of (i) serving web pages as viewed through a web browser or other functionally equivalent applications, including rendering Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) or other functional equivalents, and (ii) serving web APIs subject to the restrictions set forth in this Section 2.8. Use of the Services for serving video or a disproportionate percentage of pictures, audio files, or other non-HTML content is prohibited, unless purchased separately as part of a Paid Service or expressly allowed under our Supplemental Terms for a specific Service. If we determine you have breached this Section 2.8, we may immediately suspend or restrict your use of the Services, or limit End User access to certain of your resources through the Services.
My advice, if you want to use Cloudflare, then store those assets somewhere else, there are pay as you go CDNs that won’t mind hosting this for you and charge a very reasonable price per TB.
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