[tor-relays] Relay down, "rejected", help

I beatthebastards at inbox.com
Sat Apr 19 22:15:52 UTC 2014

> 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.

from ARM
 [ARM_NOTICE] Arm is currently running with root permissions. This is not a good idea, and will still work perfectly well if it's run with the same user as
   Tor (ie, starting with "sudo -u debian-tor arm").

>>> ~$ 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.
> <snip>
>> --Roger

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