[tor-mirrors] Directory Port Reachability Test Failed

I am Flink flink at crystalwind.com
Wed Aug 3 20:33:11 UTC 2011

The test fails. The message shows the proper external IP address and
port. Outbound there are no port restrictions. Inbound, 9030 is

On the router, 9030 is forwarded to the server.

Debug logging has entries about the

Debug and Info messages gripe about the local machine name being
associated with an internal IP:

Aug 03 nn:nn:nn.nnn [Debug] resolve_my_address(): Guessed local host
name as 'xxxx'
Aug 03 nn:nn:nn.nnn [Info] resolve_my_address(): Guessed local
hostname 'xxxx' resolves to a private IP address (  Trying
something else.
Aug 03 nn:nn:nn.nnn [Info] resolve_my_address(): Interface IP address
'nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn' is a private address too. Ignoring.
Aug 03 nn:nn:nn.nnn [Info] resolve_my_address(): Address 'xxxx'
resolves to private IP address ''. Tor servers that use the
default DirServers must have public IP addresses.
Aug 03 nn:nn:nn.nnn [Info] router_pick_published_address(): Could not
determine our address locally. Checking if directory headers provide
any hints.

I saw a mention of "customrc" lines, but I don't see them in my torrc.

Can someone direct me to instructions for setting the external IP?


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