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

teor teor at riseup.net
Mon Nov 12 01:31:59 UTC 2018

> On 9 Nov 2018, at 20:18, nusenu <nusenu-lists at riseup.net> wrote:
> teor:
>> 1. If your exit's DNS fails, it will reject all exit requests in its descriptor.
> are you saying that
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21989
> is already implemented and released in an alpha version?

This ticket is not yet implemented.

But some kinds of DNS failures will cause Tor exits to reject all
exit traffic, see ServerDNSTestAddresses and
ServerDNSDetectHijacking in:

> the affected relays show 0% failure rate at Arthur's DNS check page
> https://arthuredelstein.net/exits/

I am not sure if this DNS check checks for hijacking.

But it looks like the issue was an overlong or overbroad exit policy.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: Message signed with OpenPGP
URL: <http://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-relays/attachments/20181112/87e59574/attachment.sig>

More information about the tor-relays mailing list