Bandwidth Measurement for Tor Server Nodes

Damian Johnson atagar1 at
Thu Aug 12 19:04:28 UTC 2010

It hibernates when *either* the read or write total reaches your limit for
the accounting period. This is documented in the man page under

Usually these values are decently symmetric. Cheers! -Damian

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Cav <cav at> wrote:

> Dear Group,
> I have noticed that if I set a bandwidth restraint for my server, it
> hibernates when the amount of data 'downloaded' rather than 'sent' reaches
> the specified limit within the accounting period.
> Thinking about it... does it make more sense for the limit to be applied to
> the amount of 'sent' data as opposed to 'received' ?
> --
> With kind regards,
> Cav Edwards
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