[tor-relays] Normal to lose stable/guard flags on relay reboot?

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 01:07:15 UTC 2017

> On 6 Feb 2017, at 09:12, Jivan Amara <development at jivanamara.net> wrote:
> Hi all, I recently rebooted a server hosting a relay (XOXXOX).  Traffic
> plummeted to zero for five days and the relay lost all its flags except
> fast/running/valid.  The server was down less than a minute.  Is this
> normal?

Yes, this is normal.

Please let us know if your relay is still having this issue after
2-3 weeks.

The Tor network prioritises client circuit reliability and latency, not
relay bandwidth usage. This makes the user experience better.

For more information, read this thread:


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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