[tor-project] Decommissioning siv.sunet.se

juga juga at riseup.net
Wed Dec 5 09:35:00 UTC 2018

> Hi juga,
>> On 29 Nov 2018, at 13:48, Vasilis <andz at torproject.org> wrote:
>> Signed PGP part
>> teor:
>>>> On 28 Nov 2018, at 10:26, Vasilis <andz at torproject.org> wrote:
>>>> Vasilis:
>>>>> teor:
>>>>>> The technical requirements are:
>>>>>> For sbws:
>>>>>> * A HTTP or HTTPS server that supports GET, HEAD, and Range
>>>>>> (for example, Apache or Nginx)
>>>>>> * A 1 GB file
>>>>>> https://gitweb.torproject.org/sbws.git/tree/DEPLOY.rst#n16
>>>>> What are the upstream/downstream link requirements for sbws
>>>> Are the requirements in
>>>> https://gitweb.torproject.org/sbws.git/tree/INSTALL.rst#n57
>>>> still accurate?
>>> The bandwidth requirements are slightly less than they used
>>> to be, because we turned off some optional features, and
>>> changed the scaling algorithm.
>>> You could probably use a 100 Mbits connection.
>> I can provide a dedicated server with these requirements in a university
>> environment. I can roll a test version and maintain it if we decide that is useful.
> Do we need another test sbws server?

While so far only the person that have access to the server can see the
problems running it, the raw measurements and the bandwidth files
produced, i'm not sure how useful it can be.
> Do we want to have one spare for the next bandwidth authority?

I think this should be a question for the directory authorities, is up
to them to decide where to run the bandwidth authority.


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