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Re: [tor-relays] Setting up AWS cloud-relay - don't reserve expensive storage!

On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 04:00:06PM +0000, Nick Sheppard wrote:
>> At the end of the month I got a bill for 120 dollars. And Amazon
>> were quite right - they were charging me for the 1024 GB of storage
>> I had accidentally asked for by not changing the default when I set
>> up the instance.  The first 30 GB were free, the other 994 I was
>> paying for. And I was only actually using 1.5 GB ...
> *Storage*? As in, disk space? Surely you mean bandwidth, but you
> seem quite clearly to mean disk space, so I'm confused.

If Nick does mean bandwidth, then I would say we have a bug in the way
Tor handles bandwidth limits.

>> So ... if you've recently set up an AWS EC2 cloud relay with the Tor
>> AMI, check your storage, and your billing!
> Are you setting up a relay or a bridge?
> https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq#RelayOrBridge

Tor Cloud instances are bridges by default.

Runa A. Sandvik
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