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How to Limit Bandwidth Usage for a Website in Plesk 12

  1. First, log in to Plesk as the admin user using your username and password.
  2. On the left side panel, under the Hosting Services section, click on Domains. This will show you all the hosted domains on the server.

    Plesk dashboard highlighting the "Domains" option under the "Hosting Services" section.

  3. Now, click on the website or domain you would like to set a bandwidth limit on.

    Domains section of Plesk, showing all active domains on the server and highlighting a sample domain.

  4. On the next screen, click on the option labelled Hosting Settings. This will bring up a new screen.

    Plesk screen highlighting the "Hosting Settings" option next to the selected domain.

  5. Scroll down until you see the option for Bandwidth Limiting. Click on it.

    A list of domain options highlighting the option for "Bandwidth Limiting".

  6. On the next screen, enable the option to Switch on bandwidth limiting and enter a value into the form field labelled Maximum bandwidth usage.

    The Limit Bandwidth Usage screen highlighting the form field for setting the maximum bandwidth limit.

  7. Click on the OK button to save your changes.

And there you have it!


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