Change History for TorRelayGuide

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202 5 months nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)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