[tor-relays] Minimum Requirements for a fast exit relay

Moritz Bartl moritz at torservers.net
Mon Nov 25 23:48:26 UTC 2013

On 11/25/2013 11:49 PM, jason wrote:
> In the process of shopping round for some fast exit hosting and
> realized I had some unanswered questions.
> What's the minimum system requirements people would consider for
> hosting a fast exit relay?
> Does doing it on a KVM host alter these answers at all?
> How linked our system resources and bandwidth capacity?

Define "fast".

For a Gbit/s relay: At the moment 8GB or RAM are enough, better go with
16. And any modern CPU with AES-NI crypto acceleration.

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Moritz Bartl

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