[tor-relays] Many inbound and outbound connections but no circuits

mattia sowdust at autistici.org
Mon Mar 16 21:37:33 UTC 2015

11 Mar 15 14.25, Roger:

> On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 04:30:58PM +0100, mattia wrote:
> > Hello, I've been running a relay for some weeks.
> > It has now earned the stable flag.
> > Despite this I always have more than 500 inbound and outbound
> > connections but no circuits at all. Is this normal? 
> It depends what you're using to learn how many circuits you have.

Thank you; I am using arm. 
> For example, it is quite reasonable that you have a bunch of circuits
> open for other people, but your relay has no "client" circuits because
> your Tor hasn't received any client-side application requests lately
> so it stopped building preemptive circuits.

If I understand correctly, with "client" circuits you refer to circuits
I am using as a client (such as TBB)?

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