[tor-relays] Curious up disclosure possible?
Dr Gerard Bulger
gerard at bulger.co.uk
Mon Jun 3 22:22:11 UTC 2019
Conclusion...avoid http, 80 ?
> On 3 Jun 2019, at 9:26 pm, Keifer Bly <keifer.bly at gmail.com> wrote:
> So I am trying to limit as google cloud has strict pricing plans. Perhaps I should go back to just running a bridge for now. What would the traffic limit for a useful relay be? Thanks.
>> On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:40 AM Matt Traudt <pastly at torproject.org> wrote:
>> On 6/3/19 13:20, Keifer Bly wrote:
>> > Hi all, so as of Google Clouds pricing plans on outgoing traffic, I am
>> > attempting to set my relay to hibernate after sending 100 mbits of data
>> > per month. Does this torrc configuration look like it would do that?
>> > SOCKSPort 0
>> > ORPort 65534
>> > ExitPolicy reject *:*
>> > ContactInfo keiferDoTblyAtgmaildOtcom
>> > Nickname torworld
>> > RelayBandwidthRate 100 MBits
>> > RelayBandwidthBurst 100 MBits
>> > AccountingMax 100 MBits
>> > AccountingStart month 1 00:00
>> > AccountingRule out
>> > Thanks all.
>> 100 Megabits is 12.5 Megabytes, and approximately ~10 page loads of the
>> average web page these days (as unscientifically eye-balled by me).
>> Further, setting RBR and RBB to 100 Mbits (per second) means you could
>> theoretically hit your tiny AccountingMax in the first second of every
>> An AccountingMax of 100 Megabits is almost assuredly not what you
>> actually want.
>> I'm wondering if there was some confusion about the difference between
>> speed and a simple of bytes. Confusingly, Tor uses the same unit strings
>> (like "MBits") for both, but mentally we should be adding "per second"
>> for torrc options like RelayBandwidthRate.
>> 100 Megabits per second is a reasonable RBR setting for a reasonable
>> relay. 100 Megabits per month is a useless relay.
>> Hope that helps.
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