[tor-dev] Set up Tor private network

Tom Ritter tom at ritter.vg
Fri Feb 26 05:25:42 UTC 2016

On 25 February 2016 at 21:00, SMTP Test <simplesmtptest123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I try to set up a Tor private network. I found two tutorials online
> (http://liufengyun.chaos-lab.com/prog/2015/01/09/private-tor-network.html
> and https://ritter.vg/blog-run_your_own_tor_network.html) but seems that
> they both are outdated. Could anyone please give me a tutorial or some hints
> on building a private Tor network?

Can you explain what you ran into that was outdated or wasn't working?
 While time marches on and tor is not quite the same as when I wrote
that - I'm not sure what would have completely broken since then...

> Another question is: what is the minimum
> number of required directory authorities for a private Tor network? I am
> wondering if one directory authority is enough.

I never tested with 1. I know 3 works.


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