[tor-relays] can dirport be disabled on fallback directory?

starlight.2017q4 at binnacle.cx starlight.2017q4 at binnacle.cx
Fri May 18 16:25:23 UTC 2018

Lately seeing escalating abuse traffic on the relay dirport, now up to 20k rotating source IP addresses per week.

The simple solution is to disable dirport, but the relay is a fallback directory and I don't want to make a change that will negatively affect the relay's ability to function as such.  Would disabling dirport be a problem?


can a non-advertised dirport be left configured for local-system use while the public advertised dirport is disabled?

does a command utility or method exist for querying dirport documents via tunnelled-dir-server?  including miscellanous documents such as




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