Change History for TorRelayGuide

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202 3 months nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)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