Opened 3 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#13555 closed task (implemented)

Remove 0.2.3 relays from the network

Reported by: nickm Owned by: nickm
Priority: High Milestone: Tor: 0.2.6.x-final
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Keywords: tor-authority security deprecation
Cc: arma Actual Points:
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Description

We're deprecating 0.2.3.x, and sooner or later it will be time to stop accepting relays running 0.2.3 on the network.

Before we do this, we should contact as many operators running 0.2.3 as possible, and urge them to upgrade

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Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by dgoulet

0.2.6 is near so we agree by now that contacting the relay ops that the version 0.2.3.x will be disabled in a week or two should be done very soon!

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

Damian has offered to email the people still running 0.2.3.x as relays. I have promised not to kick those relays off the consensus until 7 days after Damian's email goes out.

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

Can we also email the people running a version before 0.2.4.18-rc? There are only a handful, and I propose to make 0.2.4.18-rc our cutoff.

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

  • Owner set to nickm
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by atagar

comment:6 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

Damian has launched the process. I'm assuming he'll finish today, and I can merge a patch for this on Feb 11.

comment:7 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

  • Status changed from assigned to needs_review

branch "feature_13555" is the branch to merge in a week. Somebody should have a look at it, I guess: it's got one line of actual code changed.

comment:8 Changed 2 years ago by atagar

Notices sent to 83 relays that had valid looking contact information. 11 bounces received so far and one relay ops has already replied.

comment:9 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

  • Resolution set to implemented
  • Status changed from needs_review to closed

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