[tor-relays] # of connections of a exit relay dropped down by about 90% exactly after 1 month after installation time

Toralf Förster toralf.foerster at gmx.de
Fri Nov 9 10:55:07 UTC 2018

On 11/9/18 12:43 AM, teor wrote:
> 2. If you reject enough IP addresses in your exit policy:
> If your exit blocks enough /8 networks, then its exit policy summary becomes
> reject all.
> If the exit policy summary is too long, then it is truncated to a list of
> accept ports. (That doesn't seem to have happened here.)
> Separately, if your exit doesn't exit to at least one /8 on ports 80 and 443,
> it loses the Exit flag:
> https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/tree/dir-spec.txt#n2531
I run the relays as non-exits over night, kicked off a bunch of rather rarely used ports together with few */8 networks today morning and restarted both - the issue is now gone here AFACT.

Thx for the hints (I'm still watching the DNSSEC traffic here).

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