[tor-relays] Trouble Running Middle Relay On Google Cloud Debian VBS
keifer.bly at gmail.com
Sat May 18 21:28:59 UTC 2019
On Sat, May 18, 2019 at 2:28 PM Keifer Bly <keifer.bly at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a specified port (65534). I just tried changing the ip adress to
> 18.104.22.168 <https://22.214.171.124/>, and the connection to that port is
> allowed by the firewall. I will check again over the next day and see if
> anything chages. It is strange the software says traffic is being received
> and says "
> --May 18 01:20:06.000 [notice] Self-testing indicates your ORPort is
> reachable from the outside. Excellent.
> May 18 01:20:08.000 [notice] Performing bandwidth self-test...done."
> So according to the software the relay is reachable and sending and
> receiving traffic. Seems strange it appears unreachable to me. Wonder why
> that might be. Thanks.
> On Sat, May 18, 2019 at 1:42 PM Roman Mamedov <rm at romanrm.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 15 May 2019 22:26:25 -0700
>> Keifer Bly <keifer.bly at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > So I am starting a new middle relay using a VPS hosted on Google Cloud
>> > running Debian. though the relay is running, it is not appearing in the
>> > consensus after 10 hours. Here is the tor log, any thoughts on what is
>> > going on would be greatly appreciated thank you.
>> > May 15 18:23:53.000 [notice] Now checking whether ORPort
>> > 126.96.36.199:65534 is reachable... (this may take up to 20 minutes --
>> > look for log messages indicating success)
>> > May 15 18:23:54.000 [notice] Self-testing indicates your ORPort is
>> > reachable from the outside. Excellent.
>> FWIW this 188.8.131.52:65534 is not reachable right now from any of my
>> machines. Did you change the port or IP since then? Also, I never used a
>> VPS, but it appears you need to do extra steps to ensure you get a static
>> external IP:
>> Did you do that?
>> With respect,
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