I connect from my home computer to our company VPN. Then I login via ssh, from my desktop, to our company server which is actually a Google cloud machine. From the command prompt on that server, I connect to a data provider and ftp/download data files which are many GBs in size (for further processing). Now the question – will this data transfer count towards my Internet connection? My guess is no, since the transfer is between the Google cloud machine and another entity. I just wanted to confirm this before I get hit with a huge bill from my Internet service provider.
From what you said it sounds like your guess is correct. Unless you do something silly like display all the data during the transfer.
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