On May 23, 2018, at 10:57 AM, Chuck Mariotti <cmario...@xunity.com> wrote:
> We've run into a data overage situation at a datacenter... We get charged a 
> premium per GB over 500GB (yes I know, stupid). Their reporting system seems 
> to indicate significantly less data usages vs pfSense's RRD reporting... 
> their billing system seems to be indicating overage similar to their 
> reporting... Uploads seem to be growing significantly. Any idea why the 
> pfSense box seems to be counting differently than the datacenter's metrics? 
> We need to track down where this usage is happened, but I know users have 
> only grown ~5% over that same period of time.
> Here are stats for each month:
> January                                February                              
> March                                   April                                 
>                May (to 23rd)
> Datacenter (Upload/Download):               618.95GB/76.01GB          
> 365.25/47.15GB                799.92/79.81GB                801.67/105.01GB   
>            581.57/76.26GB
> pfSense RRD (Upload/Download):            1372.41GiB/148.91GiB    
> 1388.65/149.60GiB           1697.71/152.24GiB                
> 1706.53/200.86GiB           1177.95/139.55GiB
> Any suggestions how or why there is a mismatch?

What version of pfSense? I recall there was an issue with counting double. With 
the exception of your Feb numbers those are all very close to double.

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