[tor-relays] Unable to confirm my ORPort is reachable

Luca Tortiglione luca.tortiglione at gmail.com
Thu May 24 14:56:15 UTC 2018

what about port forwarding on the router / modem adsl ?
Il giorno gio 24 mag 2018 alle ore 16:54 Yash Kumar <yashkr.99 at gmail.com>
ha scritto:

> Hi all,
>   I have set up a tor relay on my Ubuntu machine by following the
instructions given in the link. To confirm whether the setup was done
properly, I checked the status using the command:

> $ sudo service tor status

> and was getting status as "Active".
> Further, I looked into the log file /var/log/tor/notices.log using the

> $ tail -f /var/log/tor/notices.log

> and following was the output:

> May 24 18:24:54.000 [notice] Starting with guard context "default"
> May 24 18:24:54.000 [notice] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the Tor
> May 24 18:24:54.000 [notice] Signaled readiness to systemd
> May 24 18:24:55.000 [notice] Guessed our IP address as x.x.x.x (source:
> May 24 18:24:55.000 [notice] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with
first hop
> May 24 18:24:56.000 [notice] Bootstrapped 90%: Establishing a Tor circuit
> May 24 18:24:59.000 [notice] Tor has successfully opened a circuit. Looks
like client functionality is working.
> May 24 18:24:59.000 [notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done
> May 24 18:24:59.000 [notice] Now checking whether ORPort x.x.x.x:9001 is
reachable... (this may take up to 20 minutes -- look for log messages
indicating success)
> May 24 18:44:55.000 [warn] Your server (x.x.x.x:9001) has not managed to
confirm that its ORPort is reachable. Relays do not publish descriptors
until their ORPort and DirPort are reachable. Please check your firewalls,
ports, address, /etc/hosts file, etc.

> Can anyone please help me with this issue?
> I am not able to figure out the reason behind this error message "Your
server (x.x.x.x:9001) has not managed to confirm that its ORPort is
> Please also let me know if you feel there is any issue with the tor

> Thank you,
> Yash Kumar
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