[tor-relays] very erratic tor usage

Aeris aeris+tor at imirhil.fr
Sun Aug 16 19:32:20 UTC 2015

> I run a relay for about 6 weeks now, on and off a bit because of power 
> outages.
> I see extremely erratic traffic usage.
>  From 5kb/sec to 250 kb/sec.


If your relay is flapping, you can’t have a high consensus, and so only little 
number of Tor clients will use it.
You need to have stable and long running relay to gain more consensus and 
bandwidth usage.

And it take more than 68 days for a stable relay to reach full capacity.
See https://blog.torproject.org/blog/lifecycle-of-a-new-relay

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