[tor-relays] Consensus weight dropped

Network Operations Center noc at schokomil.ch
Sun Jan 18 15:16:25 UTC 2015


You are not alone with this issue ( 
). The weirdest part is, that consensus is fixed to exactly 20 and on 
Jan 06, on both nodes yours and mine the weight spiked up for a short 
amount and then dropped back to 20. So far there is no helpful response 
regarding this subject.



On 18.01.2015 03:53 PM, Bram de Boer wrote:
> All,
> In December consensus weight of both my "nosurveillance" Tor exits 
> dropped:
> https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/7C3AE76BB9E9E6E4F2AE9270FD824DF54A944127
> https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/E6D740ABFFAAAD8052EDF95B2C8DC4059763F365
> I assumed this to be related to the directory authorities tweaking
> consensus weight in response to the Lizard Squad annoyance around that
> time. However, traffic has not yet picked up yet.
> Testing download and upload speeds of my server both maxed out the 100
> Mbps line. I have even done a complete reinstall from a fresh Ubuntu 
> image
> a week ago (while keeping the old keys, as not to restart building
> reputation from scratch) but that doesn't seem to help either.
> I am renting this dedicated server from my own private money, in my 
> spare
> time as I hate surveillance and spying by governments. But right now I
> starting to feel silly spending that much money for a Tor exit of which
> only 50kbps bandwidth is used.
> AFAIK nothing has changed on my server, so I am puzzled why consensus 
> has
> dropped and was never restored again.
> Please advice,
> Thanks,
> Bram de Boer
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