[tor-relays] Inbound-outbound connexion ratio in tor

r1610091651 r1610091651 at telenet.be
Tue Jun 5 18:36:08 UTC 2018

On Tue, 5 Jun 2018 at 20:07 <torix at protonmail.com> wrote:

> Dear List,
> Since I started running Tor a few months ago, I tend to have 2 to
> 3 times the number of inbound connexions as outbound, as reported by nyx.
> I am running a middle relay on Debian, no special anything.  Right now, for
> instance my inbound connexions are 2345, outbound are 861.
> The numbers never quite used to match, which made sense, because of tor
> overhead, but in a middle relay wouldn't they generally be about the same?
> Just wondering,
> --Torix
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I'm guessing these are connections the relay had ever association with.
When you restart a relay, it will equalise but then wander off with time
again. I see same thing:

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(blue: out, green: in)
notice the restart mid week 21

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