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Re: BandwidthRate does this actually work ?
Roger Dingledine wrote:
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 07:33:49PM -0600, Harley Peters wrote:
Well i tried 0.1.0.17 and it didn't seem to help me. The problem is when
i turn on directory mirroring i get so many directory requests that it
saturates the connection. And since bandwidthrate doesn't check the out
bound traffic which is what directory traffic mainly is it just uses all
the bandwidth the connection has. The rest of the tor traffic hasn't
been anywhere near the the bandwidth limit i have set.
Were you setting BandwidthBurst as well? The 0.1.0.17 version of Tor
will refuse to send out a directory if your write token bucket is empty,
and it will only be empty if your BandwidthBurst has been exhausted.
So if you set a BandwidthRate of 20 KB, and leave the BandwidthBurst at
the default of 5 MB, it will be a long while until it becomes empty.
Please let me know if that helps,
I should also point out that i server the dircetory request via apache2
proxy_mod. And according to it's logs the tor server never refused a
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