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Re: [tor-talk] Amazon Cloud Bridges

Wasn't sure why I received this particular email, other than that I made
a request about a separate issue today.  I have been helped by the
person who wrote below several years ago on another issue.


On 5/1/2013 6:15 PM, Runa A. Sandvik wrote:
> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 3:21 AM, Mysterious Miser
> <mysteriousmiser@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I just set up an Amazon cloud bridge for Tor.  I have a simple question.  Now that the EC2 Instance is set up and active, do I have to press the Launch Instance button at the top of the page on my Amazon EC2 Dashboard?  Do I have to do anything at all?  Under "Status Check", it says "2/2 checks passed.  So does that mean it's live and what not?
> After selecting an image and clicking through a few screens, you
> should see a window with "Your instances are now launching". You
> should then be able to see this instance in the main list, with "2/2
> checks passed" and the state "running" You do have to make sure that
> all four required ports (22, 443, 40872, 52176) are open in the
> firewall (called the security group).
>> Is there a way for me to tell if it is being used?  I figure if it's being used, it must be active.  I realize it will not get used instantly, but I want to make sure it is usable by the general public.
> You can connect to the instance with ssh and use arm (with sudo -u
> debian-tor arm) to look at different stats, such as bandwidth, logs,
> configurations, connections, etc.

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