[tor-dev] Best way to reload config on Windows?

Keifer Bly keifer.bly at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 22:30:22 UTC 2021

Well, perhaps this tool will be of use to you:


Something I made to help tor operators on Windows.

You can reconfigure tor (by the torrc file) with ease. Cheers.

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 9:59 AM Holmes Wilson <h at zbay.llc> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> We’re building a Ricochet-inspired chat app, and there are situations
> where we want to create a new hidden service URL. On macOS and Linux we can
> send a SIGHUP to make Tor reload its config. What’s the best way to do this
> on Windows?
> I found an old issue for this (
> https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/tor/-/issues/10052) but it looks
> like it never got addressed.
> Thoughts?
> Holmes
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