[tor-relays] replace BandwidthRate with "traffic control" on busy routers

Dhalgren Tor dhalgren.tor at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 17:51:36 UTC 2015

Routers running at or near a BandwidthRate setting offer terrible
latency and induce connection time-outs.  Refuse all DIR-port requests
with "HTTP/1.0 503 Directory busy, try again later ".

'tc' ingress filter is dramatically better for rate-limiting.

For case and 'tc' example see

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