Turning off a server

Robert Hogan robert at roberthogan.net
Sat Sep 29 13:02:09 UTC 2007

AFAICS there's no way of turning off a server immediately, without actually 
killing the tor process.

What I mean by this is some controller command(s) that:

- Closes all the server's ORCONNs immediately
- Sends a suicide descriptor to the authdirs.

The use-case is the general user who runs a relay most of the time but 
occasionally wants to toggle it off without disripting general use. The 
ability to close orconns may have other uses from the controller interface, 
e.g. for research controllers.

If it seems like a good idea I can do up a patch.


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