[tor-relays] Tor relay on Verizon FiOS/FTTH: Advertised Bandwidth capped at ~19.5MiB/s

Roman Mamedov rm at romanrm.net
Mon Feb 18 04:57:13 UTC 2019

On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 21:54:12 -0500
Neel Chauhan <neel at neelc.org> wrote:

> I have a Tor relay "NeelTorRelay2":
> https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/D5B8C38539C509380767D4DE20DE84CF84EE8299
> This relay is hosted on a 300 mbps Verizon FiOS (FTTH/GPON) connection. 
> My server is a HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 (quad-core AMD X3421 
> variant) running FreeBSD, and my router is a Linksys WRT1900AC running 
> OpenWrt.

Do you have both 300 Mbit download AND upload speed?
Did you verify that you actually get that (e.g. on speedtest.net)?
GPON typically has much lower speeds in the upload direction. Your Tor
bandwidth will be lower of the two.

With respect,

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