Consider traffic before setting AccountingStart in the middle of an accounting period.

Hans Schnehl torvallenator at
Sat Apr 17 14:33:39 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 03:12:54PM +0200, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Dear Tor folks,
> my server plan only includes 1 TB of traffic. Since traffic increased
> quite a bit during the last few days [1] I have to limit the volume to
> not go bankrupt.
> In `man torrc` [2] I found AccountingMax and AccountingStart. My
> accounting starts let us say at April 2nd and I just set
> Accounting{Max,Start} and reloaded Tor on April 12th.
> Will Tor consider traffic before in its accounting? That information is
> quite crucial to me.


sorry to say so,  but Tor it will *NOT* be aware of traffic before it
starts accounting, better watch you wallet ;)

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