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Re: [tor-talk] Security concerns with running an exit relay

Hi Moritz!

Moritz Bartl:
> On 06/06/2014 01:57 AM, ondesmartenot@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Can you point me to any documentation relating to maintaining your relay's
>> security? I know that computer security is a large and complex problem,
>> but just some basic information on likely threats and tips to protect
>> against them would be much appreciated.
> My install notes at http://torservers.net/wiki/setup/server are a bit
> outdated and most of the later parts will not be relevant for small exit
> operators, but it has everything that I think one should do. It's really
> not much:
> 1. Move SSH to a non-standard port (reduces noise in logs)
> 2. Disable SSH plaintext authentication.
> 3. Install NTP.
> 4. Set DirFrontPage.
> I agree that there should be better guides.

> Personally, I think we
> should have a wizard/script that guides you through the process and
> deploys Tor relays for you. I even have some funding for it, but so far
> I was unable to find someone to lead the effort.

Is there some more info on this? Can you elaborate on this please? New

What would that lead/task/goal/funding include?

Due to being a maintainer of Whonix, I got quite knowledgeable on how to
produce debian config packages. Most stuff from
http://torservers.net/wiki/setup/server could be automated and I could
create (a) deterministic debian config package(s).


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