[tor-relays] Announcing a shutdown of a relay

Dr Gerard Bulger gerard at bulger.co.uk
Thu Apr 28 09:36:37 UTC 2016

What if you want to shutdown forever.

I am in the process of moving mine to another server.  How do I stop tor
atlas listing the old one?

-----Original Message-----
From: tor-relays [mailto:tor-relays-bounces at lists.torproject.org] On Behalf
Of Tim Wilson-Brown - teor
Sent: 28 April 2016 10:30
To: tor-relays at lists.torproject.org
Subject: Re: [tor-relays] Announcing a shutdown of a relay

> On 28 Apr 2016, at 19:17, Josef 'veloc1ty' Stautner <hello at veloc1ty.de>
> Hi @all,
> can I announce the shutdown of my relay to the network so clients 
> select a new guard?

When you send a SIGINT to tor, tor refuses new circuits, and waits
ShutdownWaitLength (default 30 seconds) for clients to choose a new guard.


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

teor2345 at gmail dot com
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