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Re: controller GETINFO ns/id/fingerprint "s" record

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:21:20PM -0400, BarkerJr wrote:
> > What is the criteria for getting listed as an "Exit" node in the "s" record
> > for the controller interface's GETINFO /ns/id/fingerprint?
> You need to have two of these three ports wide open: 80, 443, 6667.
> No, I don't think it's fair that you have to open unencrypted ports to
> be given the Exit badge.  But, yes, it's just a badge, and people will
> still use your exit even if you don't have the badge.

In particular, it's used to try to predict which nodes will have most
of their bandwidth used in being an exit, in order to avoid using up
their bandwidth with relay traffic.  See path-spec.txt.