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Getting a HSDir Flag

It's a little more complicated than "just a matter of time." You need the "Fast" and "Stable" flags, according to ticket #8243. According to ticket #12538 the DirPort is not required anymore.
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Relay remains unmeasured for over 30 days

HATEthePLOT, the problem with my relay appears to be corrected. All five active bwauth servers are measuring my relay. The three bwauth servers that were previously egress blocked by my firewall (...
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2 votes
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Relay remains unmeasured for over 30 days

I have run a Tor relay for fifteen years, and I am seeing a similar issue with my relay. For privacy reasons, I apologize in advance for not listing my relay's nickname. According to Tor Metrics, on ...
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Does Tor still monitor "shadow" relays?

As far as I know it is still possible to do those kind of attacks against the network. However Tor tries to detect bad relays and block them from participating in the network. So there is a high ...
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What is the StaleDesc (state descriptor) flag and how do I update my state descriptor?

It has just happened to me and tor gave me useful piece of information in logs: Your server (xxx.xxx.xxx.xx:0) has not managed to confirm that its DirPort is reachable. Relays do not publish ...
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What is the StaleDesc (state descriptor) flag and how do I update my state descriptor?

The flag StaleDesc was developed throught a proposal. Anyone can send in a proposal to improve the Tor protocol. The specific proposal has the number 293 with the title "Other ways for relays to know ...
Jens Kubieziel's user avatar
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Question about the assigned Guard node flag and whether if this flagged node can still be used as middle node

All relays are suitable for all positions in ciruits. How clients use them depends on their assigned flags, with the exception of exiting traffic which is defined by their chosen exit policies. So ...
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