[tor-talk] Why my relay doesn't get any traffic and doesn't show up in the list torstatus.blutmagie.de ?

Yuri yuri at rawbw.com
Thu Nov 21 09:39:47 UTC 2013

I have a tor relay running with default parameters, see torrc below. 
Ports 9001 and 9030 are forwarded WAN->tor server on LAN in router, and 
LAN->WAN is open.

There are no messages in log, all seems to be ok. Vidalia says that 
relay is running. However, the bandwidth used is nearly zero (there are 
only minor spikes contributing ~1MB/hour). My relay also doesn't show up 
in torstatus.blutmagie.de (no such nickname).
Local tor host works find as a socks client though.

What could be wrong?

OS is FreeBSD 9.2 amd64


--- torrc config has all defaults ---
ContactInfo *redacted*
ControlPort 9051
DataDirectory /var/db/tor
DirPort 9030
DirPortFrontPage /usr/local/etc/tor/tor-exit-notice.html
ExitPolicy reject *:*
HashedControlPassword 16:*redacted*
Log notice file /var/log/tor
Nickname *redacted*
ORPort 9001
PidFile /var/run/tor/tor.pid
RelayBandwidthBurst 10485760
RelayBandwidthRate 5242880
RunAsDaemon 1
SocksPort 9050

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