[tor-dev] dynamic changes to ORPort set (via controller)

Nick Mathewson nickm at alum.mit.edu
Mon Sep 9 17:58:15 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Zack Weinberg <zackw at panix.com> wrote:
> Suppose I have a relay (not a client) which starts out with one open
> ORPort and a local controller.
> 1) Is there a better way (read "supported in STEM") than using SETCONF
> to add ORPort lines, to direct this relay to open additional ORPorts?

That's the way we'd intended.

> 2) Will adding or removing ORPorts at runtime affect established
> connections to other ORPorts (those which are open before and after
> the change)?

I don't think it will.

What have you got in mind here? It sounds clever.


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