[tor-relays] Overloaded state indicator on relay-search

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Wed Oct 6 09:33:21 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:13:27 PM CEST Bleedangel Tor Admin wrote:

> i think the troubleshooting guide should contain directions to enable
> metricsport, and how to view the results:

> ...
> To enable metricsport for advanced diagnosis:
> In torrc set MetricsPort and MetricsPortPolicy flags as follows:
> MetricsPort <server ip address>:<port>
> MetricsPortPolicy accept <ip address to accept metricsport queries from>
> it is good policy to only allow connections to the metricsport port from
> localhost as follows:
> MetricsPort               #This will open the metricsport
> server on port 9035, listening on localhost ( MetricsPortPolicy
> accept       #This will allow only localhost ( to query
> the metricsport server.
> Once these are set and the configuration reloaded (via SIGHUP or tor
> restart), the data can be queried as follows:
> wget -O metricsport.txt
> This will place a file in the current directory called 'metricsport.txt'
> that can be used to troubleshoot the overloaded relay issues via the
> information in this document
> ...
Great summary

╰_╯ Ciao Marco!

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