Running Tor on a v-server with limited number of TCP sockets

BlueStar88 BlueStar88 at
Wed Feb 21 20:42:00 UTC 2007

Stephan Walter schrieb:
> Hi,
> I have rented a small v-server where I can spare about 400GB of
> bandwidth per month for Tor. Unfortunately, the number of open TCP
> sockets is limited to 128 and the operator is not willing to change
> that. (Any good reason why they wouldn't?). So what I'm doing now is
> running Tor as a non-exit server with "ulimit -c 130", limiting the
> number of network sockets to about 100 (The other thirty are regular
> files and UDP sockets).
> Is this a bad thing to do? (Apart from getting lots of warning messages
> in the log file?) Of course I don't want to cause any problems on the
> Tor network.

You should read this:

> Regards,
> Stephan




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