Change History for TorRelayGuide

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202 11 months nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)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