Torstatus: What does stable server mean?

Klaus Layer klaus.layer at
Sun Dec 19 11:25:43 UTC 2010


since several days I am running a tor relay. The torstatus page at i.e. shows for some of the listed servers the 
attributes "stable server" and "guard". What does that mean? When does a tor 
relay becomes a stable server or a guard?



Klaus Layer
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