[tor-dev] How about capping single operators to max. 10% exit capacity of the network?

nusenu nusenu-lists at riseup.net
Mon Dec 11 20:29:00 UTC 2017

> Automatic limits are also a denial of service risk for the entire network.
> If we implement them poorly, they could cause a cascade effect that
> pushes clients onto overloaded relays until they go down.
> For that reason alone, I'm not convinced this is a good idea.

That is indeed a good point. I agree that relative caps would be
dangerous in that regard.

Absolute single relay cw caps do not have that problem and would prevent
insane cw values like >800000.

I'll setup automatic notifications if certain thresholds are reached.

thanks for your feedback,

twitter: @nusenu_

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