[tor-relays] different torrc and fingerprint when rebooted
kalitor42 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 7 18:16:24 UTC 2014
>From what I read, I should be OK if I copy over the directory structure of /home/tor/.tor to /var/lib/tor
Can someone confirm?
> On Monday, July 7, 2014 5:30 PM, Kali Tor <kalitor42 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> When I installed tor for the first on an Ubuntu machine, ran it when logged in
> as normal user "tor" using the /etc/tor/torrc. However today I had to
> reboot the node and when it came back ps showed that it was using a different
> /usr/sbin/tor --defaults-torrc /usr/share/tor/tor-service-defaults-torrc --hush
> IN addition, it seem to be running with a different/new fingerprint!
> The content of /usr/share/tor/tor-service-defaults-torrc is:
> DataDirectory /var/lib/tor
> PidFile /var/run/tor/tor.pid
> RunAsDaemon 1
> User debian-tor
> ControlSocket /var/run/tor/control
> ControlSocketsGroupWritable 1
> CookieAuthentication 1
> CookieAuthFileGroupReadable 1
> CookieAuthFile /var/run/tor/control.authcookie
> Log notice file /var/log/tor/log
> Could it be due to the different "User" that I have a new fingerprint?
> How do I make sure that the next time I reboot I use the correct torrc at
> /etc/tor/torrc and the correct fingerprint?
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