[tor-relays] running first Relay, low budget VPS on a Gigabit line

Rejo Zenger rejo at zenger.nl
Tue Jun 12 19:12:30 UTC 2012

Hi Tim,

> Today iftop shows the VPS puts 35 MByte/s in both directions through the
> line. *Phew*
> The hosting plan includes 50GB per month so I'm a bit over the fair use.

> What would you do? Let it run? throttle down? do no harm?

Check the comments and variables in the configuration file. The ones you are looking for are:


> Any suggestions how to measure the traffic would be appreciated, must be
> roughly 12 TB the last 2 days.

There are a number of approaches. I am running vnstat for this purpose.

Rejo Zenger . <rejo at zenger.nl> . 0x21DBEFD4 . <https://rejo.zenger.nl>
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