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Re: Bandwidth

On Thu, 02 Feb 2006, patgus wrote:

>  I see that both incoming and outgoing rates on my server are much
>  higher than what I have set as BandwidthBurst. I had BandwithBurst
>  set to 200 Kb and had outgoing rates of 450 Kb at times. 

Tor uses a tocken bucket scheme for bandwidth rate limiting[0].

Burst is the size of the Bucket, and is given in Bytes (or kilo-, or
megabytes).  BandwidthRate is given in Bytes per second (or k or m).


0. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Token_bucket
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