Bandwidth cost of idle PepVPN connection


#1

I have two Balance 30s - one of them connected through an expensive (per GB) cellular carrier.

I would like to have a permanent PepVPN connection between the two, configured with (e.g.) inControl 2 (which is marvelous, btw.).

What bandwidth usage can I expect from an idle PepVPN with no encryption and infrequent (every 15 s) failure detection?


#2

Below is the bandwidth usage when PepVPN tunnel is idle. Please take note this doesn’t involve when the PepVPN tunnel in the situation of up/down.

  • Each 10 seconds (routing health check) = 96 bytes
  • Each 15 seconds (tunnel health check) = 480 bytes

#3

Thanks - you and your team are wonderfully responsive.