[tor-relays] # of connections of a exit relay dropped down by about 90% exactly after 1 month after installation time

Toralf Förster toralf.foerster at gmx.de
Thu Nov 8 20:17:42 UTC 2018

On 11/8/18 9:12 PM, nusenu wrote:
>> 2018-11-06 21:00 UTC
> are you sure this is UTC?
ick, it was 21:00 CET (the dropdown may even started at 20:00 CET), but obvious it was an hour later

>I did not look at the underlying descriptor data but onionoo data suggests that
>an exit policy change occurred which could have caused the change in connection counts.

indeed, I added networks to the reject lists at that time, but only 2 */8 class A nets - but will check ofc.

>I'm still surprised that you do not have more connections since 
>even non-exits have more than 1k concurrent connections unless you are talking
>about specific connections only?

I can try to check with "ExitRelay 0" - currently I downgraded to to check that version.


/etc/tor/._cfg0000_torrc.sample /etc/tor/torrc.sample

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