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Re: [tor-talk] help needed to stress-test an onionbalanced HS - everyone is invited



On 2015-07-01 21:17, Josef Stautner wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I wrote a litle script[1] to "contribute", but after a few tries I get
> the following log lines.
>
> Jul 01 21:11:07.000 [notice] Have tried resolving or connecting to
> address '[scrubbed]' at 3 different places. Giving up.
> Jul 01 21:11:24.000 [notice] Have tried resolving or connecting to
> address '[scrubbed]' at 3 different places. Giving up.
> Jul 01 21:11:44.000 [notice] Closing stream for '[scrubbed].onion':
> hidden service is unavailable (try again later).
> Jul 01 21:11:44.000 [notice] Closing stream for '[scrubbed].onion':
> hidden service is unavailable (try again later).
>
> scrubbed is your mentioned hidden service. Is that a temporary probleme?
>
> ~Josef
>
> [1] = https://gist.github.com/vlcty/d502111157fd1b8464e2
>
> Am 01.07.2015 um 20:45 schrieb s7r:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Following the alpha release of OnionBlanace, I played with it today.
>> It is easy to install and use, no advanced skills required. I will try
>> to write tutorials and publish them, but it's pretty easy, basically
>> it's just editing few config files. The existing documentation is neat
>> and easy to understand.
>>
>> Using OnionBalance 0.1.1 Alpha and Tor 0.2.7.1-alpha-dev, I have
>> configured a hidden service (web site) running OnionBalance with 5
>> failback servers (different Tor processes, different servers, etc.).
>>
>> What I want is to stress test it, and see how does OnionBalance spread
>> the load between the failback servers (will count the hits on each
>> server and make an average, see how they are rotated).
>>
>> For anyone who wants to help, please request/load the hidden service
>> as much as possible and spread it around. For users who can, it might
>> be helpful to add a cronjob under an unprivileged user to fetch the
>> page via torified wget and send it to > dev/null or automate the
>> process by other means. Simply stress test this hidden service like
>> you hate it ;)
>>
>> The page is just some random generated text, plain static html (no
>> javascript, no flash, other naughty stuff) and it's about 140KB.
>>
>> http://eujuuws2nacz4xw4.onion/
>>
>> The OnionBalance hidden service will stay up for 15 days. During this
>> time I will analyze the logs and count the hits on each server. I
>> don't see what else I can count besides page hits - any other
>> application optimizations behind a hidden service are not related to
>> Tor. Results will be made public on the mail list. Hope this will help
>> us understand better hidden service scalability and implement prop 224
>> in the best possible way, considering all aspects.
>>
>> Counting starts July 1st 2015 18:00 UTC.
>>
>>
>> Thanks!

Yes looks down from here

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