Changes between Version 128 and Version 129 of TorRelayGuide


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Jan 5, 2018, 12:33:11 PM (2 years ago)
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    1871871. Enable the EPEL repository
    188188
    189 To install the "tor" package on CentOS/RHEL, you need to install the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL EPEL] repository first:
     189 To install the "tor" package on CentOS/RHEL, you need to install the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL EPEL] repository first:
    190190{{{
    191191yum install epel-release
     
    196196yum install tor
    197197}}}
    198 
    199 When you install the first package from the EPEL repository you will be asked about verifying the EPEL GPG signing key. Please ensure the key matches with the one available on the Fedora Project website:
    200 https://getfedora.org/keys/
     198 When you install the first package from the EPEL repository you will be asked about verifying the EPEL GPG signing key. Please ensure the key matches with the one available on the Fedora Project website: https://getfedora.org/keys/
    201199
    2022003. Put the tor configuration in place (/etc/tor/torrc):
     
    2222201. Enable the Torproject package repository
    223221
    224 (This can be considered optional on Debian but not on Ubuntu.)
    225 
    226 Get the repository sources to add to your /etc/apt/sources.list by running the configurator [https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu here]. Also ensure you import the GPG keys. This will make sure that you're running the latest stable version of tor.
     222 (This can be considered optional on Debian but is not optional on Ubuntu.) Get the repository sources to add to your /etc/apt/sources.list by running the configurator [https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu here]. Also ensure you import the GPG keys. This will make sure that you're running the latest stable version of tor.
    227223
    2282242. Install the "tor" package
     
    231227}}}
    232228
    233 3. Put the configuration in place (/etc/tor/torrc):
     2293. Put the configuration file `/etc/tor/torrc` in place:
    234230{{{
    235231#change the nickname "myNiceRelay" to a name that you like
     
    254250dnf install tor
    255251}}}
    256 
    257 2. Put the configuration in place (/etc/tor/torrc) - this requires root privileges:
     2521. Put the configuration in place (/etc/tor/torrc) - this requires root privileges:
    258253{{{
    259254#change the nickname "myNiceRelay" to a name that you like
     
    264259ContactInfo tor-operator@your-emailaddress-domain
    265260}}}
    266 3. Start the tor daemon and make sure it starts at boot:
     2611. Start the tor daemon and make sure it starts at boot:
    267262{{{
    268263systemctl enable tor
     
    274269{{{
    275270pkg install tor
    276 }}}
    277 
     271}}}
    278272**or** for alpha releases:
    279273{{{
    280274pkg install tor-devel
    281275}}}
    282 
    283 
    2842762. Put the configuration file `/usr/local/etc/tor/torrc` in place.
    285277{{{
     
    293285Log notice syslog
    294286}}}
    295 
    296 3. Start the tor daemon and make sure it starts at boot:
     2871. Start the tor daemon and make sure it starts at boot:
    297288{{{
    298289sysrc tor_enable=YES
     
    358349
    359350=== Verify that your relay works
    360 After starting your tor daemon your logfile (syslog) should contain the following line:
     351If your logfile (syslog) contains the following entry after starting your tor daemon your relay should be up and running as expected:
    361352{{{
    362353Self-testing indicates your ORPort is reachable from the outside. Excellent. Publishing server descriptor.
    363354}}}
    364 and about 3 hours after you started your relay it should appear on Relay Search (https://atlas.torproject.org). You can search for your relay using your nickname or IP address.
     355About 3 hours after you started your relay it should appear on Relay Search (https://atlas.torproject.org). You can search for your relay using your nickname or IP address.
    365356
    366357=== IPv6
     
    382373**Note:** You have to explicitly specify the IPv6 address in square brackets, you can not tell tor to bind to any IPv6 (like you do for IPv4).
    383374
    384 If you are an exit relay with IPv6 connectivity, tell your exit relay to allow exiting via IPv6:
     375If you are an exit relay with IPv6 connectivity, tell your tor daemon to allow exiting via IPv6 so clients can reach IPv6 destinations:
    385376
    386377{{{