[Tor-BSD] atlas 'This relay is running an outdated Tor version and should be updated ...'

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Tue Jan 9 14:37:00 EST 2018

Gijs Peskens:
> When checking my relay on atlas.torproject.org after fixing some
> issues today (my ISP blackholed traffic due to automated IDS on my
> exit node IP, managed to get out of their IDS system) I noticed this
> message This relay is running an outdated Tor version and should be
> updated to a recent release of Tor that may contain important fixes.
>  As well as the 'not recommended' flag.
> At first I figured my Tor might've been outdated, so I updated to the
> newest binary package available on OpenBSD 6.2 stable,,
> after a few hours the page got updated (noticed by the change of
> uptime) however flags and message remain.
> Then I CVS'd the -current ports dir and manually build Tor version
> the last version before todays update. After the page updated
> the flag and message still remain.
> Might this be due to a directory authority needing to reverify my
> version at some point, thus having the flag lag considerably behind
> the updates? Or might there be some issue to this being an OpenBSD
> machine (which seems to be a bit uncommon)?
> Other machines running 3.1.9 do not have the flag.
> My relay:
> https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/1283EBDEEC2B9D745F1E7FBE83407655B984FD66
> (https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/1283EBDEEC2B9D745F1E7FBE83407655B984FD66)

This is something Teor (onlist) might look at. It happens on occasion,
and I think it's atlas-related.

I have a bridge on OpenBSD, and there's been no barking from
atlas about it.


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