[tor-relays] dynamically adjusting bandwidth
gordon at morehouse.me
Sun Nov 3 16:05:08 UTC 2013
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starlight.2013q4 at binnacle.cx:
>> The question is, should I put in an adjustment for
>> 'MaxAdvertisedBandwidth' during the backup window or make any
>> other change to advise remote relays to de-prioritize the node
>> for the duration?
> So the answer here is definitely DO NOT lower
> 'MaxAdvertisedBandwidth' during intervals when 'RelayBandwidthRate'
> is reduced for events like offsite backups. Doing so will probably
> cause the Guard flag to be removed when it is present.
Thank you, this is really useful to know for Cipollini. We're
working currently on automatic bandwidth tuning and congestion avoidance.
- -Gordon M.
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