[tor-project] New Bridge Authority

Sina Rabbani sina at redteam.net
Thu Aug 4 20:58:54 UTC 2016

This may just be my own paranoia, but I can't help but to wonder about the level of 
physical security a "darkened basement" can provide for such a mission critical component of the network.

All the best,

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

----- On Aug 4, 2016, at 1:31 PM, isis agora lovecruft isis at torproject.org wrote:

> isis agora lovecruft transcribed 2.9K bytes:
>> Today, I am very excite to take a field trip (!!) to a datacenter (!!!)  with
>> some most excellent folks from Greenhost (DrWhax and Sacha!!!).  We will be
>> racking a server and installing an OS on it, and getting it ready to be a new
>> Bridge Authority to replace Tonga.
> So… it actually wasn't to the datacenter, but merely to the darkened basement
> server room of the Greenhost offices, which Sacha described as "the nicest
> office in the building!"
> I've set up the server, bought two new harddisks and configured RAID,
> installed an OS on it, and done some preliminary hardening.  The server should
> go to the datacenter early next week, and then we can start the transition.
> It looks like everything should happen well before the 31 August deadline, so
> the apocalypse has been averted and there's little reason to freak out.
> Best regards,
> --
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