[tor-relays] Relay down, "rejected", help
csw34 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Apr 19 21:02:44 UTC 2014
Thanks for pointing this 'unsafe' use of arm out guys - I just checked and
it somehow snuck into my Pi relay tutorial docs also. I'll update them when
I have had chance to do some testing early next week.
On 19 Apr 2014 21:50, "Michael Wolf" <mikewolf at riseup.net> wrote:
> On 4/19/2014 4:16 PM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 09:19:26AM -0700, kbesig wrote:
> >> Install of tor-arm went well enough, no error msg's.
> >> ~$ sudo -u debian-tor arm
> > You're using arm dangerously. See item #14 on
> > https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-relay-debian
> > for the safer way to run arm with your Debian / Ubuntu relay.
> > --Roger
> Wow, I always thought that *was* the "safe" way to run arm. I wonder
> where we both got the advice to do it the dangerous way.
> It's worth noting that, under Debian (Jessie, others?), arm will be
> unable to read tor's logs if you run it as your user. The default group
> for /var/log/tor is 'adm'. You'll have to:
> $ sudo chgrp -R debian-tor /var/log/tor
> This will make the logs readable to you (and arm), but unreadable to any
> system monitoring tools that use the adm group.
> -- Mike
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