[tor-relays] Limiting connection count

nusenu nusenu-lists at riseup.net
Sat Feb 3 11:42:00 UTC 2018

> At the moment I run a iptables rule which restricts the connection count
> to port 9001 (OR port) to 1000. 

If your setup can not handle at least 6k concurrent connections, I'm afraid 
it is not suitable for a tor non-exit relay.

If you can, run the latest tor source code from git master, it includes
important denial of service mitigations that will reduce the load on your


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