[tor-relays] New relay operator. Basic security practices?

Libertas libertas at mykolab.com
Wed Mar 4 19:36:05 UTC 2015

On 03/04/2015 02:05 PM, relay_acab at openmailbox.org wrote:
> Hello all. I'm running a new relay, relayacab, at apexy in DE on a 
> minimal Debian 7 OS. Is there a best practices guide for basic security 
> setup? This is my first time operating a remote machine, running a 
> relay, and having any public service to harden. So I'd really like to 
> take this opportunity to do this the right way and continue on a 
> productive path in supporting the tor network.
> Thanks!
> +-- relayacab

I wrote this recently:


Thanks so much for considering security! It's a very important and often
neglected aspect of Tor relay operation.

Let me know what you think of the document.


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