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My relay has had periods of receiving a lot more traffic than it's sending, e.g., 1.2MB/s v. 800KB/s. Whither goes those "extra" 400KB/s? Updating V2 and HS seems too small to account for it.

  • I see this too from time to time. It seems to coincide with big spikes in inbound connections (over 3000). If it is not some kind of DoS attack, then my other theory is that someone uses bittorrent through Tor, maybe with you as the guard, and the 'missing' traffic is from abandoned connections / timeouts on their end, as their download speed is lower than yours or saturated. (I don't know this for a fact, but it is what I have come up with after seeing the same pattern.) – Jobiwan Mar 24 '14 at 16:48

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