[tor-talk] More Questions

Crypto crypto at jpunix.net
Tue Oct 8 21:34:19 UTC 2013

On 10/8/2013 4:21 PM, sam wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:13:14 -0500
> Crypto <crypto at jpunix.net> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone!
>> Ok! I've conquered the issues getting port 443 to map to a forwarded
>> port. It turns out that only certain VPN gateways support
>> port-forwarding. So I've changed things around so now Orport is
>> forwarded to the VPN and I can "hear" it according to the logs. 
> Fantastic.. sounds like it's working. You may wish to post the log
> stating this to verify.
>> But what about Dirport? I'm only allowed a single port forward. Does
>> the fact that I can't port forward 9030 cause the network decline me
>> as a exit node? Do I need to be listed in order to be nominated? If
>> so I guess this experiment is bust.
>> Any comments are welcome.
> DirPort is not required to be a relay in the network. I'm unsure about
> Exit but my guess is that Exits do not require you to be a
> "V2Dir" (directory mirror) as it doesn't make much sense to force that.
> If you are able to host a DirPort in addition to a relay/exit, go
> ahead! You are still tremendously useful and contributing even without
> a DirPort.

Here ya go!

Oct 08 16:02:01.769 [Notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done.
Oct 08 16:02:01.769 [Notice] Now checking whether ORPort and DirPort are reachable...
(this may take up to 20 minutes -- look for log messages indicating success)
Oct 08 16:02:04.644 [Notice] Self-testing indicates your ORPort is
reachable from the outside. Excellent. Publishing server descriptor.
Oct 08 16:02:13.379 [Notice] Performing bandwidth self-test...done.

So if I can live without Dirport then I guess I have an exit node!


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