Change History for TorRelayGuide

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202 22 months nusenu add URL to obfs4 bridge guide (probably outdated but better than nothing)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