[tor-relays] no ipv6 traffic from/to relays ?

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 01:10:46 UTC 2017

> On 5 Feb 2017, at 08:54, Toralf Förster <toralf.foerster at gmx.de> wrote:
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> Switching from to now let 1/3 of my outgoing network traffic to exit ports (of my Tor exit relay) being ipv6.

Yes, this is expected, we fixed a bug in IPv6 exit policies in


> OTOH there's more or less no ipv6 traffic from/to other relays.

Relays do not use the IPv6 ORPort at all.
Clients do not use the IPv6 ORPort unless specifically configured.

> Is this (another ipv6) bug/issue in Tor or just expected ?

Automatic client IPv6 is a feature that has not been implemented yet.
But we need relays to have IPv6 ORPorts before it will work.


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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