#25777: Create a new service to help relay operators debug their relay
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     Reporter:  irl            |      Owner:  metrics-team
         Type:  project        |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium         |  Milestone:
    Component:  Metrics/Ideas  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal         |   Keywords:
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 Onionoo takes a couple of hours to show new relays in the consensus. The
 #tor channel often sees operators asking if they've set up their relay
 correctly. If they haven't, and they never submit a relay descriptor or
 get included in a consensus, then Relay Search isn't very helpful to them
 at all.

 We can create a service like the automated SSL testers that will connect
 to an operator's relay, ensure that it is reachable, and then perform a
 few additional checks:

 * Get the relay's descriptor from the relay
 * If IPv6 is advertised, check it is reachable
 * Warn if the contact line is not set
 * Warn if family is not set or include relays that are not online

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Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25777>
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