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Re: [tor-talk] New site attempting to help Tor grow
Perhaps it might be possible to make a package that people could point at any VPS which runs the setting-up and hardening.
You could have prompts for the unique bits such as name and exit or relay.
Arm is part of the way there I feel.
Your ideal is good. You might have sparked some other thoughts towards its fruition.
> I went with DigitalOcean because their API is what allows the
> provisioning process to be automated which means less time spent by
> humans setting things up. The only way this was going to work for me is
> if the basic ordering process was 100% automated with me only tending to
> the one-offs or odd failures. DigitalOcean charges $5 per month for
> their base VPS (https://www.digitalocean.com/pricing/) which is where
> the $60 a year comes from.
> Using a VPS provider that requires a manual order each time as well as
> manual setup of the Tor client (even if using something like salt or
> ansible you still need to run a command) just didn't make sense for a
> side project.
> I appreciate all of the feedback but it seems as if this project doesn't
> make sense yet so I'll probably shut it down and put it on the self
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