[tor-relays] rm /var/lib/tor/keys/* before changing exit policy?

BarkerJr barkerjr at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 11:47:50 UTC 2013

You shouldn't really worry about these things.  If the network is
better off with an exit who doesn't have the guard flag, the
authorities should remove the guard flag, which will cause a gradual
migration away from you as a guard, rather than failed circuits as
nodes keep attempting to connect to your exit just to find an
unexpected identity and disconnecting again.

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 7:08 AM,  <irregulator at riseup.net> wrote:
> On 10/21/2013 01:52 PM, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
>> Because, say, i change from guard to (possible) exit. it maybe stays an
>> entry node for those who "have" it and doesn't serve as an exit as much
>> as it could. The tor net is probably more in need of exits that guards.
>> And I don't know if similar mechanisms exist in a non-guard case. It's
>> just speculation.
> A relay may serve both as guard and as exit. There is no problem with
> that. Just update your exit policy in torrc and restart tor (or send a
> SIGHUP signal to tor process).

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