[tor-relays] TCP: too many orphaned sockets

Green Dream greendream848 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 01:06:58 UTC 2015

> On the new VPS I get the following message (from time to
> time lots of them):

> "kernel: [XXXXXX.XXXXXX] TCP: too many orphaned sockets"

I'd look at "net.ipv4.tcp_max_orphans". Some VPS providers add their own
defaults to /etc/sysctl.conf, so you might want to check there and see if
it's already set, or otherwise add your own value. The Mozilla relays use a
value of 262144.

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