[tor-relays] Cheap exit-friedly VPS provider

Dr. Who drwho at posteo.is
Wed Jun 10 06:47:52 UTC 2015

Am 09.06.2015 um 18:36 schrieb fatal:
> Hello,
> ...
> server4you also seems to be very cheap...so what happend with the "False
> exit abuse from server4you" a few days ago?

In my case (relay only) they sort of apoligized, one other guy had an
exit running and was given the choice to either change to relay or go to
They still don't mention Tor itself but pointed to some weird
interpretation of their T&Cs which might disallow any form of email
server too, if you play by the book. The smallest possibility of
transmitting files/data which might be not yours might be enough in
their interpretation.

> cheers!
> [1] https://www.instantservers.eu/kvm1.php
> On 09.06.2015 18:28, Andrej Manduch wrote:
>> Hi Alexey-san,
>> I'm running tor exit relay on VPS from amerinoc and they didn't seems
>> to have problem with that. I mentioned that when I asked them to change
>> abuse e-mail for ip-address and they were ok with that.
>> However I would definitly recommend you to take look at this list:
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/GoodBadISPs
>> I also heard that https://hosting.wedos.com/en/ are very tor friendly
>> and they're really cheap (about 100 bucks/year).
>> On 06/09/2015 11:43 AM, Stephen R Guglielmo wrote:
>>> On Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:35:28 -0700 Alexey Nayden
>>> <alexey.nayden at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello everybody,
>>>> A couple of months ago I decided to run a Tor exit relay. I
>>>> contacted several VPS and dedicated providers and ended up using
>>>> PulseServers, because they offered unmetered fast channel for
>>>> ~$13/month and were Tor-friendly. Only after installing and
>>>> configuring the relay I realized their IPs are from OVH AS and
>>>> they are OVH resellers. I understand OVH AS'es already dominate
>>>> the network and should be avoided if possible, so I have 2
>>>> questions:
>>>> 1. Is there a comparable alternative? 100 Mbit/s unmetered (or
>>>> 20+ TB of traffic) for less than $20/month. I imagine cheap
>>>> OpenVZ virts can't handle even 100 Mbit/s anyway, so I'm not
>>>> looking for top performance, but I want something that can do at
>>>> least 50 Mbit/s 24/7.
>>>> 2. If one decided to use OVH AS, are VPS that OVH sells directly
>>>> good enough? They have virts as cheap as 2.99/month with at least
>>>> 10Tb at 100Mbit/s (http://www.ovh.com/us/vps/vps-classic.xml)
>>> I can't say for exits, but I use the OVH Classic VPS ($2.99/mo) to
>>> run one of my relays. It's not an exit node. I let them know about
>>> it and paid a year in advance. No problems whatsoever with them
>>> thus far.
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