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Re: tor-ctrl v1 - setting bandwidthrate from commandline and many, many other possibilites...
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Kyle Williams wrote:
> I took a quick glance at it, and the only thing I see wrong is the control
> port in your script is set to 9100.
> The default control port is 9051.
> Minor Detail.
Fixed on the homepage (http://ge.mine.nu/tor-ctrl.html)
> Nice tool.
Thanks for trying :)
> On 10/4/07, Stefan Behte <Stefan.Behte@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'd like to present a tool which was said to be wanted by some people
> running servers (http://tor.eff.org/volunteer.html.en -> nr. 3) - so I
> wrote it.
> tor-ctrl is a general-purpose commandline tool for executing commands on
> a tor server via the controlport. I regard it as kind of "interface"
> between the tor controller interface and the commandline.
> It's written in BASH and uses just telnet/xxd (the last one only when
> using control_auth_cookie), so there is no need for a bulky java/python
> Here is an example of what you can do with it:
> For setting the bandwidth for specific times of the day, I suggest
> calling tor-ctrl via cron, e.g.:
> 0 22 * * * /path/to/tor-ctrl -c "SETCONF bandwidthrate=1mb"
> 0 7 * * * /path/to/tor-ctrl -c "SETCONF bandwidthrate=100kb"
> This would set the bandwidth to 100kb at 07:00 and to 1mb at 22:00.
> You can use notations like 1mb, 1kb or the number of bytes.
> In order to do other "magic", you should read
> I also created a download-page for the tool:
> Direct link: http://ge.mine.nu/code/tor-ctrl.sh
> If it's down, please try again later (I had some problems with my ISP
> Please send me some feedback, ideas and (most important!) bug reports!
> Best regards,
> Stefan Behte
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