Change History for TorRelayGuide

Version Date Author Comment
230 12 months nusenu add link to current relay guide location
229 2 years nusenu cypherpunks can no longer create tickets..
228 2 years nusenu replace absolute URLs with relative ones #27209
227 2 years nusenu MBit/s -> Mbit/s
226 2 years nusenu fix heading level
225 2 years nusenu move platform specific steps into their own files (drops HBSD since …
224 2 years nusenu minor improvement to previous additions
223 2 years nusenu add at least weekly aggregation and 10 TiB rounding
222 2 years nusenu add content regarding traffic stats from teor from …
221 2 years nusenu resolv.conv -> resolv.conf - #26575
220 2 years nusenu use a more accurate version of the last change from teor …
219 2 years nusenu version requirement: downgrading to old releaes is not allowed …
218 2 years nusenu ping6 dir auths as suggested by Matthew Finkel …
217 2 years nusenu DNS: +chflags
216 2 years nusenu DNS: +chattr
215 2 years nusenu improve 'Monthly Outbound Traffic'
214 2 years nusenu typo
213 2 years nusenu DNS: mention DNSSEC explicitly
212 2 years nusenu minor DNS on Exit Relays changes
211 2 years nusenu minor DNS on Exit Relays improvement
210 2 years nusenu improvements for 'DNS on Exit Relays' + incorporate feedback from …
209 2 years nusenu
208 2 years nusenu Extend DNS on Exit Relays (setup instructions for unbound)
207 3 years nusenu explicitly list covered RPM distros instead of "etc."
206 3 years nusenu add auto-update setup steps for FreeBSD/HardenedBSD
205 3 years nusenu increase min. bw. from 8 to 10MBit/s to be consistent with the relay …
204 3 years nusenu replace atlas.tpo with metrics.tpo
203 3 years nusenu add FreeBSD/HardenedBSD default keyfolder location
202 3 years nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)
201 3 years nusenu increase minimal value for concurrent connections from 6k to 7k
200 3 years nusenu single instance performance can be way above 300MBit/s (see atlas for …
199 3 years nusenu increase minimal bw requirements from 2 to 8 MBit/s (as per: …
198 3 years nusenu replace "advanced" with "strong" (we don't want to scare people away …
197 3 years cypherpunks mentioning tor-relays once is enough
196 3 years cypherpunks add info: where to find fingerprint for MyFamily; nicer URLs
195 3 years cypherpunks remove confusing sentence in "guard relay" description section
194 3 years cypherpunks reorder questions in "Questions to consider when choosing a hoster" section
193 3 years cypherpunks minor improvements in section "Setting up outage notifications"
192 3 years cypherpunks nicer URL displaying
191 3 years cypherpunks removed BSDUpdates until Shawn had time to address …
190 3 years cypherpunks Using this guide section: make nicer URLs
189 3 years cypherpunks remove todo section (tracking offline)
188 3 years cypherpunks Automatic Software Updates section: make links look nicer
187 3 years cypherpunks fix previous change
186 3 years cypherpunks How to submit "bugreports" for this guide
185 3 years cypherpunks add link to BSDUpdates page
184 3 years cypherpunks minor improvements in section "System Health Monitoring"
183 3 years cypherpunks minor improvements in "Make sure relay ports can be reached"
182 3 years cypherpunks add info about exit relay expected concurrent connections.
181 3 years cypherpunks reorder exit policy and ExitRelay setting (let the configure their …
180 3 years cypherpunks Do not use the packages in Ubuntu's universe.
179 3 years cypherpunks remove todo that is tracked in #24881
178 3 years cypherpunks copy section "Make sure your relay is reachable" from …
177 3 years cypherpunks copy sentence from …
176 3 years cypherpunks remove "DRAFT" and reference to #24497
175 3 years cypherpunks Remove empty url to BSDUpdates (no one added content yet)
174 3 years cypherpunks remove random_id setting steps on HardenedBSD (this is the default already)
173 3 years cypherpunks do not imply that BSD does not support auto-updates
172 3 years cypherpunks prepare reference to BSDUpdates
171 3 years cypherpunks remove remark about BSD does not support auto-updates
170 3 years cypherpunks remove OS comp table
169 3 years cypherpunks remove internal note
168 3 years cypherpunks reduced exit policy section is a subsection
167 3 years cypherpunks add notice about exclusive use of servers for exit relays (do not mix …
166 3 years cypherpunks update OS comp. table (less columns)
165 3 years cypherpunks add info about 300Mbps per core for aesni (seen on TorExitGuidelines page)
164 3 years cypherpunks add section Backup Tor Identity Keys
163 3 years cypherpunks fix sentence in whois section
162 3 years cypherpunks reorder items in tor exit configuration section (set PTR, WHOIS, exit …
161 3 years cypherpunks make subsections in the Tor Exit Relay configuration section
160 3 years cypherpunks extend Tor Exit Configuration section
159 3 years cypherpunks add reference to TorExitGuidelines
158 3 years cypherpunks add 'subscribe to tor-announce' section
157 3 years cypherpunks FreeBSD/HardenedBSD: enable random_id sysctl setting
156 3 years cypherpunks add reference to bandwidth FAQ entry
155 3 years cypherpunks new todo item: add troubleshooting section
154 3 years cypherpunks add info about IP does not need to be static; underline the importance …
153 3 years cypherpunks improve aesni part, make big paragraph in hosting considerations shorter
152 3 years cypherpunks rename "For Exit Relays" section to "If you plan to run Exit Relays"
151 3 years cypherpunks add note about changes via trac ticket
150 3 years cypherpunks make title shorter -> "The Tor Relay Guide"
149 3 years cypherpunks remove "ultimate" from title; remove WIP header
148 3 years cypherpunks improve IPv4 addr req. section
147 3 years cypherpunks add "IPv4 address" section to requirements
146 3 years cypherpunks minor formating
145 3 years cypherpunks move Usage of "Tor" and "tor" section to the top
144 3 years cypherpunks minor change (Established TCP Connections)
143 3 years cypherpunks add section about Tor vs. tor
142 3 years cypherpunks clarify sentence in traffic limit section
141 3 years cypherpunks add todo item for Tom's suggestion
140 3 years cypherpunks +also consider used hypervisor when choosing provider
139 3 years pastly Revert ORPort changes on distros that can use 443 out of the box …
138 3 years cypherpunks tried to address most of Tom's feedback in …
137 3 years pastly Replace 443 with 9001 in all examples
136 3 years cypherpunks OS comp table: explain green/red
135 3 years cypherpunks
134 3 years cypherpunks improve limiting bandwidth section
133 3 years cypherpunks remove bw usage item from TODO list (done)
132 3 years cypherpunks improve bandwidth usage section
131 3 years cypherpunks add section: "Limiting bandwidth usage"
130 3 years cypherpunks add section: "Getting Help"
129 3 years cypherpunks formatting and minor improvements
128 3 years cypherpunks add section: "Verify that your relay works"
127 3 years cypherpunks improve MyFamily setting description
126 3 years cypherpunks update todo list
125 3 years cypherpunks explain more what the exit policy is and how it relates to abuse, …
124 3 years cypherpunks minor adjustments regarding alpha releases
123 3 years cypherpunks reorder sections: IPv6, information for multi-relay ops, exit relay config
122 3 years cypherpunks openSUSE: disable SocksPort in torrc
121 3 years cypherpunks config file path formatting
120 3 years cypherpunks add OS distribution stats URL
119 3 years cypherpunks remove TODO item (done)
118 3 years cypherpunks merge OS remark section into previous section
117 3 years cypherpunks FreeBSD/HBSD: disable SocksPort, enable logging to syslog
116 3 years cypherpunks minor change (bold)
115 3 years cypherpunks add section: Remark about OS version
114 3 years cypherpunks "Start your Tor relay" -> start the tor daemon
113 3 years cypherpunks whitespace before codeblocks messes with intentation
112 3 years cypherpunks Fedora: change ORPort from 443 to 9001 to work out of the box
111 3 years cypherpunks debian: disable SocksPort and ControlSocket (enabled by default)
110 3 years cypherpunks debian: mention GPG keys in install steps
109 3 years cypherpunks CentOS: add 'SocksPort 0' to torrc
108 3 years cypherpunks remove done or obsolete items from TODO list
107 3 years cypherpunks added OS comparison table
106 3 years cypherpunks copy "not run a Tor exit relay from your home" to one more place
105 3 years cypherpunks add reference to IPv6RelayHowto
104 3 years alison changed all references from "OperatorsTips" to "TorRelayGuide"
103 3 years cypherpunks tor-relay-bootstrap is for single instance operators
102 3 years cypherpunks "types of relays in the Tor network" -> "type of nodes in the Tor …
101 3 years cypherpunks +uptimerobot
100 3 years cypherpunks ok, torproject repo is not optional on Ubuntu
99 3 years cypherpunks reduce memory req. from 1.5 -> 1GB of RAM for fast non-exits
98 3 years cypherpunks make tpo repo optional for simplicity, add numbering to installation steps
97 3 years cypherpunks (re)move the automatic configuratin part in Debian/Ubunu section, see …
96 3 years cypherpunks remove iptables section see …
95 3 years cypherpunks MyFamily example
94 3 years cypherpunks rename section multi-instance section
93 3 years cypherpunks incorporate information on requiring MyFamily and ContactInfo (see …
92 3 years cypherpunks remove vnstat installation instructions (lets not include …
91 3 years cypherpunks remove Nyx configuration (lets not include configuration for every …
90 3 years cypherpunks add subscribe to ticket info
89 3 years alison added IP tables draft from pad, added more TODO
88 3 years alison resolved TODO about bandwidth minimums
87 3 years alison minor editing
86 3 years torix add config of torrc for nyx
85 3 years torix added how to start nyx
84 3 years cypherpunks increase memory requirements
83 3 years alison added some bullet points
82 3 years cypherpunks outage notification section; munin;
81 3 years cypherpunks added IPv6 section
80 3 years cypherpunks NTP (the protocol not any specific software)
79 3 years cypherpunks tor -> Tor
78 3 years cypherpunks add Disk Storage section to requirements
77 3 years cypherpunks minor change in the config management section
76 3 years cypherpunks change recommended from 10 -> 16 MBit/s (since it has a 2MBit/s …
75 3 years cypherpunks add exit relay memory requirements based on data provided by Moritz
74 3 years cypherpunks revert part of torix's change in version 68 (incorrect nickname)
73 3 years alison minor edits
72 3 years alison edited for readability, added TODO
71 3 years alison formatting fix
70 3 years alison link to three parts in "using this guide"
69 3 years alison copyediting first few paragraphs, adding section "using this guide", …
68 3 years torix add note about script install of tor in Debian/Ubuntu, put …
67 3 years alison added todo items
66 3 years alison removed notation
65 3 years Dbryrtfbcbhgf
64 3 years torix
63 3 years torix These are just my favorite 2 tools.
62 3 years alison added todo
61 3 years cypherpunks on Debian tor service starts by default, so we restart it after torrc …
60 3 years cypherpunks correct service name is tor@default on Debian
59 3 years cypherpunks RHEL: change ORPort from 443 to 9001 to work out of the box
58 3 years cypherpunks improve autoupdates section name
57 3 years cypherpunks improve NTP section name
56 3 years cypherpunks new relays are not immediately on atlas
55 3 years cypherpunks make "Configuration Management" a subsection of "Installation and …
54 3 years cypherpunks System Health Monitoring section
53 3 years cypherpunks new section about NTP
52 3 years cypherpunks I had to split FreeBSD from HardenedBSD due to minor differences
51 3 years cypherpunks remove overview (replaced by TOC)
50 3 years cypherpunks add TOC
49 3 years cypherpunks add CPU section with AESNI
48 3 years cypherpunks improve diversity section
47 3 years cypherpunks start working on "Why run a Tor relay?"
46 3 years cypherpunks add Uptime section
45 3 years cypherpunks consistently use "Tor" (not tor) except for package names
44 3 years cypherpunks do not use the word "relay" in the context of bridges
43 3 years cypherpunks improving guard and exit relay section (types of relays); copy sample …
42 3 years cypherpunks updated overview
41 3 years cypherpunks improvements in the guard relay section
40 3 years cypherpunks instead of not recommending, don't say anything about it (less strong …
39 3 years cypherpunks remove torbsd URL (FreeBSD is covered on this page already)
38 3 years cypherpunks changed sections: now the reader only jumps into the OS specific part …
37 3 years cypherpunks remove dirport in example torrc (current tor clients use orport for …
36 3 years cypherpunks add openSUSE; add note about repo selection FreeBSD
35 3 years cypherpunks remove OpenBSD (it does not provide any tor package updates - except …
34 3 years cypherpunks Enabling the Tor daemon
33 3 years cypherpunks DMCA notice URL
32 3 years cypherpunks make it more explicit that running an exit from home is a bad idea; …
31 3 years cypherpunks tor daemon configuration questions and torrc sample
30 3 years cypherpunks clarify that non-exits usually do not get any abuse complaints
29 3 years cypherpunks remove duplicate line
28 3 years cypherpunks merge ubuntu/debian sections
27 3 years cypherpunks minor formatting
26 3 years cypherpunks add 'wip' header
25 3 years cypherpunks hoster questions
24 3 years cypherpunks OfflineMasterKey,MyFamily, multi-instance, custom WHOIS, PTR, DNS
23 3 years cypherpunks add overview; add 'choosing an operating system'
22 3 years cypherpunks RedHat/CentOS: EPEL
21 3 years cypherpunks fix formatting
20 3 years cypherpunks BSDs have no built-in auto-update possibility; AS/Country location …
19 3 years cypherpunks remove Windows/macOS (not recommended/not maintained)
18 3 years cypherpunks remove WindowsUpdates URL
17 3 years cypherpunks agree on Windows comment: not recommended
16 3 years cypherpunks Reorder FreeBSD section, add info about root privileges, add note …
15 3 years cypherpunks move external guides
14 3 years cypherpunks move automatic updates to its own section; add outline; add alpha info
13 3 years cypherpunks split content into installation and configuration; removed Arch/Gentoo …
12 3 years cypherpunks mentioning ​https://github.com/coldhakca/tor-relay-bootstrap
11 3 years cypherpunks Relay Requirements section
10 3 years torix the 17 year old in a cellar in Prague might not know what DCMA is. …
9 3 years alison added all info from older blog post draft
8 3 years alison added additional resources
7 3 years alison added relay config info
6 3 years alison legal info
5 3 years alison more headings
4 3 years alison exit node description
3 3 years alison bridge and middle descriptions
2 3 years alison created basic page structure
1 3 years irl Let's take a go at this; could turn it into a separate manual if it …