[tor-relays] Configuring your relay

Alex Xu alex_y_xu at yahoo.ca
Tue Jan 9 20:21:54 UTC 2018

Quoting Tommy Collison (2018-01-09 19:55:47)
> Hi there,
> I'm Tor's writer/editor. We just got a question on Twitter that I'm
> stumped on, and I had a quick look through the documentation and didn't
> find anything. Can anyone shed some light?
> - Can you set up a relay to provide more bandwidth during specified
> hours? (e.g. more at night, less during the day.)

AFAIK, not through Tor. you can use OS-level traffic shaping (e.g. tc on
Linux) to limit the allowed bandwidth. Tor automatically adjusts the
advertised bandwidth to fit the allowed bandwidth, although not very

> - Is there a way of configuring the relay to work only on certain days?
> I assume not, and that this would have to be done manually, maybe with cron?

same question, basically.

> Cheers,
> TC
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