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Re: How to Run High Capacity Tor Relays

Am 24.08.2010 17:27, schrieb Mike Perry:

> == Waiting for the Bootstrap and Measurement Process ==
> Perhaps the most frustrating part of this setup is how long it takes
> for you to acquire traffic. If you are starting new at an ISP, I would
> consider only 200-400Mbit for your first month. Hitting that by the
> end of the month may be a challenge, mostly because their may be dips
> and total setbacks along the way.
> The slow rampup is primarily due to limitations in Tor's ability to
> rapidly publish descriptor updates, and to measure relays.
> It ends up taking about 2-3 days to hit an observed bandwidth of
> 2Mbyte/sec per relay, but it can take well over a week or more (Moritz, do
> you have a better number?) to reach 8-9Mbyte/relay. This is for an
> Exit node.

is the slow rampup really the case or rather an urban legend?

After about 24h the new exits blutmagie2, blutmagie3, and blutmagie4 I
placed in service this May got the same amount of traffic like the old
blutmagie. So rampup phase wasn't longer than one day.