[tor-dev] [tor-relays] [Question] Onion router's bandwidth

Karsten Loesing karsten at torproject.org
Thu Jan 23 07:37:19 UTC 2014

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On 1/23/14 7:51 AM, hyoseok Lee wrote:
> Hi
> I am junior student in Sungkyunkwan University,South Korea
> I am studying Tor for my paper
> In my research, onion router has to report its bandwidth by sending
> descriptor to authority directory.
> and then authority directory verifies onion router's bandwidth
> [Question 1]
> I hope to know the way how authority directory verifies bandwidth which
> came from onion router.
> I was told that authority directory had bandwidth verifying tool called
> bandwidth scanner.
> How can I get source code of bandwidth scanner ?


Or use Git to clone the repository:

  git clone https://git.torproject.org/torflow.git

> [Question 2]
> I made my own onion router, I configured my onion router's bandwidth 100kB/s
> But, In updated cached-microdesc-consensus file, My onion router's
> bandwidth was estimated at 20kB/s and there is "unmeasured=1"
> It means my onion router's bandwidth had not been estimated.
> what is difference between measured router and unmeasured router ?


All the best,

> Thank you for reading my question

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