Tor relay on vserver exeeding numtcpsock

Olaf Selke olaf.selke at
Thu Jan 13 16:55:28 UTC 2011

On 12.01.2011 22:02, coderman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Klaus Layer <klaus.layer at> wrote:
>> ...
>> "Error creating network socket: No buffer space available"
>> errors. The numtcpsocks parameter limit is set to 550 on the vserver. Before
>> asking the ISP to increase the value I would like to ask you what a reasonable
>> value  of this parameter would be.
> 550 is ridiculous. it should be at least 4096, more if they are accomodating.

here's some data for the machine running my four nodes:

anonymizer2:~# netstat -tn | wc -l
anonymizer2:~# netstat -tn | grep ESTABLISHED | wc -l

regards Olaf
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