Change History for TorRelayGuide

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202 16 months nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)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