Change History for TorRelayGuide

Version Date Author Comment
205 6 days nusenu increase min. bw. from 8 to 10MBit/s to be consistent with the relay …
204 6 days nusenu replace atlas.tpo with metrics.tpo
203 10 days nusenu add FreeBSD/HardenedBSD default keyfolder location
202 12 days nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)
201 12 days nusenu increase minimal value for concurrent connections from 6k to 7k
200 12 days nusenu single instance performance can be way above 300MBit/s (see atlas for …
199 12 days nusenu increase minimal bw requirements from 2 to 8 MBit/s (as per: …
198 13 days nusenu replace "advanced" with "strong" (we don't want to scare people away …
197 2 weeks cypherpunks mentioning tor-relays once is enough
196 2 weeks cypherpunks add info: where to find fingerprint for MyFamily; nicer URLs
195 2 weeks cypherpunks remove confusing sentence in "guard relay" description section
194 2 weeks cypherpunks reorder questions in "Questions to consider when choosing a hoster" section
193 2 weeks cypherpunks minor improvements in section "Setting up outage notifications"
192 2 weeks cypherpunks nicer URL displaying
191 2 weeks cypherpunks removed BSDUpdates until Shawn had time to address …
190 3 weeks cypherpunks Using this guide section: make nicer URLs
189 3 weeks cypherpunks remove todo section (tracking offline)
188 3 weeks cypherpunks Automatic Software Updates section: make links look nicer
187 3 weeks cypherpunks fix previous change
186 3 weeks cypherpunks How to submit "bugreports" for this guide
185 3 weeks cypherpunks add link to BSDUpdates page
184 3 weeks cypherpunks minor improvements in section "System Health Monitoring"
183 3 weeks cypherpunks minor improvements in "Make sure relay ports can be reached"
182 3 weeks cypherpunks add info about exit relay expected concurrent connections.
181 4 weeks cypherpunks reorder exit policy and ExitRelay setting (let the configure their …
180 4 weeks cypherpunks Do not use the packages in Ubuntu's universe.
179 4 weeks cypherpunks remove todo that is tracked in #24881
178 5 weeks cypherpunks copy section "Make sure your relay is reachable" from …
177 5 weeks cypherpunks copy sentence from …
176 5 weeks cypherpunks remove "DRAFT" and reference to #24497
175 5 weeks cypherpunks Remove empty url to BSDUpdates (no one added content yet)
174 6 weeks cypherpunks remove random_id setting steps on HardenedBSD (this is the default already)
173 6 weeks cypherpunks do not imply that BSD does not support auto-updates
172 6 weeks cypherpunks prepare reference to BSDUpdates
171 6 weeks cypherpunks remove remark about BSD does not support auto-updates
170 6 weeks cypherpunks remove OS comp table
169 6 weeks cypherpunks remove internal note
168 6 weeks cypherpunks reduced exit policy section is a subsection
167 6 weeks cypherpunks add notice about exclusive use of servers for exit relays (do not mix …
166 6 weeks cypherpunks update OS comp. table (less columns)
165 6 weeks cypherpunks add info about 300Mbps per core for aesni (seen on TorExitGuidelines page)
164 6 weeks cypherpunks add section Backup Tor Identity Keys
163 6 weeks cypherpunks fix sentence in whois section
162 6 weeks cypherpunks reorder items in tor exit configuration section (set PTR, WHOIS, exit …
161 6 weeks cypherpunks make subsections in the Tor Exit Relay configuration section
160 6 weeks cypherpunks extend Tor Exit Configuration section
159 6 weeks cypherpunks add reference to TorExitGuidelines
158 6 weeks cypherpunks add 'subscribe to tor-announce' section
157 6 weeks cypherpunks FreeBSD/HardenedBSD: enable random_id sysctl setting
156 6 weeks cypherpunks add reference to bandwidth FAQ entry
155 6 weeks cypherpunks new todo item: add troubleshooting section
154 6 weeks cypherpunks add info about IP does not need to be static; underline the importance …
153 6 weeks cypherpunks improve aesni part, make big paragraph in hosting considerations shorter
152 6 weeks cypherpunks rename "For Exit Relays" section to "If you plan to run Exit Relays"
151 6 weeks cypherpunks add note about changes via trac ticket
150 6 weeks cypherpunks make title shorter -> "The Tor Relay Guide"
149 6 weeks cypherpunks remove "ultimate" from title; remove WIP header
148 6 weeks cypherpunks improve IPv4 addr req. section
147 6 weeks cypherpunks add "IPv4 address" section to requirements
146 6 weeks cypherpunks minor formating
145 6 weeks cypherpunks move Usage of "Tor" and "tor" section to the top
144 6 weeks cypherpunks minor change (Established TCP Connections)
143 6 weeks cypherpunks add section about Tor vs. tor
142 6 weeks cypherpunks clarify sentence in traffic limit section
141 6 weeks cypherpunks add todo item for Tom's suggestion
140 6 weeks cypherpunks +also consider used hypervisor when choosing provider
139 7 weeks pastly Revert ORPort changes on distros that can use 443 out of the box …
138 7 weeks cypherpunks tried to address most of Tom's feedback in …
137 7 weeks pastly Replace 443 with 9001 in all examples
136 7 weeks cypherpunks OS comp table: explain green/red
135 7 weeks cypherpunks
134 7 weeks cypherpunks improve limiting bandwidth section
133 7 weeks cypherpunks remove bw usage item from TODO list (done)
132 7 weeks cypherpunks improve bandwidth usage section
131 7 weeks cypherpunks add section: "Limiting bandwidth usage"
130 7 weeks cypherpunks add section: "Getting Help"
129 7 weeks cypherpunks formatting and minor improvements
128 7 weeks cypherpunks add section: "Verify that your relay works"
127 7 weeks cypherpunks improve MyFamily setting description
126 7 weeks cypherpunks update todo list
125 7 weeks cypherpunks explain more what the exit policy is and how it relates to abuse, …
124 7 weeks cypherpunks minor adjustments regarding alpha releases
123 7 weeks cypherpunks reorder sections: IPv6, information for multi-relay ops, exit relay config
122 7 weeks cypherpunks openSUSE: disable SocksPort in torrc
121 7 weeks cypherpunks config file path formatting
120 7 weeks cypherpunks add OS distribution stats URL
119 7 weeks cypherpunks remove TODO item (done)
118 7 weeks cypherpunks merge OS remark section into previous section
117 7 weeks cypherpunks FreeBSD/HBSD: disable SocksPort, enable logging to syslog
116 7 weeks cypherpunks minor change (bold)
115 7 weeks cypherpunks add section: Remark about OS version
114 7 weeks cypherpunks "Start your Tor relay" -> start the tor daemon
113 7 weeks cypherpunks whitespace before codeblocks messes with intentation
112 7 weeks cypherpunks Fedora: change ORPort from 443 to 9001 to work out of the box
111 7 weeks cypherpunks debian: disable SocksPort and ControlSocket (enabled by default)
110 7 weeks cypherpunks debian: mention GPG keys in install steps
109 7 weeks cypherpunks CentOS: add 'SocksPort 0' to torrc
108 7 weeks cypherpunks remove done or obsolete items from TODO list
107 7 weeks cypherpunks added OS comparison table
106 7 weeks cypherpunks copy "not run a Tor exit relay from your home" to one more place
105 7 weeks cypherpunks add reference to IPv6RelayHowto
104 7 weeks alison changed all references from "OperatorsTips" to "TorRelayGuide"
103 7 weeks cypherpunks tor-relay-bootstrap is for single instance operators
102 7 weeks cypherpunks "types of relays in the Tor network" -> "type of nodes in the Tor …
101 7 weeks cypherpunks +uptimerobot
100 2 months cypherpunks ok, torproject repo is not optional on Ubuntu
99 2 months cypherpunks reduce memory req. from 1.5 -> 1GB of RAM for fast non-exits
98 2 months cypherpunks make tpo repo optional for simplicity, add numbering to installation steps
97 2 months cypherpunks (re)move the automatic configuratin part in Debian/Ubunu section, see …
96 2 months cypherpunks remove iptables section see …
95 2 months cypherpunks MyFamily example
94 2 months cypherpunks rename section multi-instance section
93 2 months cypherpunks incorporate information on requiring MyFamily and ContactInfo (see …
92 2 months cypherpunks remove vnstat installation instructions (lets not include …
91 2 months cypherpunks remove Nyx configuration (lets not include configuration for every …
90 2 months cypherpunks add subscribe to ticket info
89 2 months alison added IP tables draft from pad, added more TODO
88 2 months alison resolved TODO about bandwidth minimums
87 2 months alison minor editing
86 2 months torix add config of torrc for nyx
85 2 months torix added how to start nyx
84 2 months cypherpunks increase memory requirements
83 2 months alison added some bullet points
82 2 months cypherpunks outage notification section; munin;
81 2 months cypherpunks added IPv6 section
80 2 months cypherpunks NTP (the protocol not any specific software)
79 2 months cypherpunks tor -> Tor
78 2 months cypherpunks add Disk Storage section to requirements
77 2 months cypherpunks minor change in the config management section
76 2 months cypherpunks change recommended from 10 -> 16 MBit/s (since it has a 2MBit/s …
75 2 months cypherpunks add exit relay memory requirements based on data provided by Moritz
74 2 months cypherpunks revert part of torix's change in version 68 (incorrect nickname)
73 2 months alison minor edits
72 2 months alison edited for readability, added TODO
71 2 months alison formatting fix
70 2 months alison link to three parts in "using this guide"
69 2 months alison copyediting first few paragraphs, adding section "using this guide", …
68 2 months torix add note about script install of tor in Debian/Ubuntu, put …
67 2 months alison added todo items
66 2 months alison removed notation
65 2 months Dbryrtfbcbhgf
64 2 months torix
63 2 months torix These are just my favorite 2 tools.
62 2 months alison added todo
61 2 months cypherpunks on Debian tor service starts by default, so we restart it after torrc …
60 2 months cypherpunks correct service name is tor@default on Debian
59 2 months cypherpunks RHEL: change ORPort from 443 to 9001 to work out of the box
58 2 months cypherpunks improve autoupdates section name
57 2 months cypherpunks improve NTP section name
56 2 months cypherpunks new relays are not immediately on atlas
55 2 months cypherpunks make "Configuration Management" a subsection of "Installation and …
54 2 months cypherpunks System Health Monitoring section
53 2 months cypherpunks new section about NTP
52 2 months cypherpunks I had to split FreeBSD from HardenedBSD due to minor differences
51 2 months cypherpunks remove overview (replaced by TOC)
50 2 months cypherpunks add TOC
49 2 months cypherpunks add CPU section with AESNI
48 2 months cypherpunks improve diversity section
47 2 months cypherpunks start working on "Why run a Tor relay?"
46 2 months cypherpunks add Uptime section
45 2 months cypherpunks consistently use "Tor" (not tor) except for package names
44 2 months cypherpunks do not use the word "relay" in the context of bridges
43 2 months cypherpunks improving guard and exit relay section (types of relays); copy sample …
42 2 months cypherpunks updated overview
41 2 months cypherpunks improvements in the guard relay section
40 2 months cypherpunks instead of not recommending, don't say anything about it (less strong …
39 2 months cypherpunks remove torbsd URL (FreeBSD is covered on this page already)
38 2 months cypherpunks changed sections: now the reader only jumps into the OS specific part …
37 2 months cypherpunks remove dirport in example torrc (current tor clients use orport for …
36 2 months cypherpunks add openSUSE; add note about repo selection FreeBSD
35 2 months cypherpunks remove OpenBSD (it does not provide any tor package updates - except …
34 2 months cypherpunks Enabling the Tor daemon
33 3 months cypherpunks DMCA notice URL
32 3 months cypherpunks make it more explicit that running an exit from home is a bad idea; …
31 3 months cypherpunks tor daemon configuration questions and torrc sample
30 3 months cypherpunks clarify that non-exits usually do not get any abuse complaints
29 3 months cypherpunks remove duplicate line
28 3 months cypherpunks merge ubuntu/debian sections
27 3 months cypherpunks minor formatting
26 3 months cypherpunks add 'wip' header
25 3 months cypherpunks hoster questions
24 3 months cypherpunks OfflineMasterKey,MyFamily, multi-instance, custom WHOIS, PTR, DNS
23 3 months cypherpunks add overview; add 'choosing an operating system'
22 3 months cypherpunks RedHat/CentOS: EPEL
21 3 months cypherpunks fix formatting
20 3 months cypherpunks BSDs have no built-in auto-update possibility; AS/Country location …
19 3 months cypherpunks remove Windows/macOS (not recommended/not maintained)
18 3 months cypherpunks remove WindowsUpdates URL
17 3 months cypherpunks agree on Windows comment: not recommended
16 3 months cypherpunks Reorder FreeBSD section, add info about root privileges, add note …
15 3 months cypherpunks move external guides
14 3 months cypherpunks move automatic updates to its own section; add outline; add alpha info
13 3 months cypherpunks split content into installation and configuration; removed Arch/Gentoo …
12 3 months cypherpunks mentioning ​https://github.com/coldhakca/tor-relay-bootstrap
11 3 months cypherpunks Relay Requirements section
10 3 months torix the 17 year old in a cellar in Prague might not know what DCMA is. …
9 3 months alison added all info from older blog post draft
8 3 months alison added additional resources
7 3 months alison added relay config info
6 3 months alison legal info
5 3 months alison more headings
4 3 months alison exit node description
3 3 months alison bridge and middle descriptions
2 3 months alison created basic page structure
1 5 months irl Let's take a go at this; could turn it into a separate manual if it …