[tor-relays] Monitoring exit node traffic by port?

Iain Learmonth irl at torproject.org
Sat Nov 10 16:32:01 UTC 2018


On 29/10/18 11:32, Isaac Grover, Aileron I.T. wrote:
> Do you monitor outbound traffic from your relays by port? I run an exit
> node relay from my house allowing only "safe ports" that are not likely
> to generate complaints and I would like to keep an eye on how much
> traffic is coming from the Tor network through those ports to the
> Internet. Anyone? Do you use a tool like vnstat on the interface? 

Please don't collect any data that you don't need. Bandwidth reporting
and statistics reporting in general from tor is aggregated across hours
or days. vnstat is producing very fine-grained detail statistics, and
you probably don't need that level of information.


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