[tor-relays] Home broadband - worth running a relay?

mick mbm at rlogin.net
Fri Jul 12 13:33:56 UTC 2013

On Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:22:44 +0100
mick <mbm at rlogin.net> allegedly wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:43:00 +0100
> Nick <tor-relays at njw.me.uk> allegedly wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > I have a reasonable ADSL connection, and a little always-on
> > server. The bandwidth is in the region of 2Mib/s down, something
> > less up (maybe 256Kib/s). Is it useful for me to run a tor relay
> > with this bandwidth? I'd like to run one which isn't an exit, at
> > least for now.

> Nowadays you can get a useful amount of bandwidth (1-2 TiB pcm) on a
> reasonably specced VM (512 Mb RAM, 1 core, 20-40 GB disk) very cheaply
> (on the order of 5-10 UKP pcm, or much less if you shop around). Take
> a look at lowendbox.com for some ideas of offers on cheap VPS. Then do
> some research on the suppliers, contact those you shortlist and be
> open about what you intend to do.

Forgot to add - take a look at http://www.edis.at/en/home for example.
They have reasonable offerings (but limited on the KVM option) in a
variety of countries and I have already established that they would
be comfortable with non-exit tor relays. 



 Mick Morgan
 gpg fingerprint: FC23 3338 F664 5E66 876B  72C0 0A1F E60B 5BAD D312


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-relays/attachments/20130712/0eaac853/attachment.sig>

More information about the tor-relays mailing list