[Tox Support] Why no bootstrap nodes serving on port 443/80?
fuumind at openmailbox.org
Thu Dec 22 10:59:55 UTC 2016
How much bandwidth does running a bootstrap node consume per month?
Does it take a lot of work to maintain one? If the parameters are
managable I might try setting up a node as well.
tor 2016-12-22 klockan 11:34 +0100 skrev Simon Levermann:
> Hello fuumind,
> one possible reason is that a lot of bootstrap nodes are hosted on
> machines that are not exclusively tox bootstrap nodes. And a very
> thing to have on a VPS/root server is a web server, and that usually
> takes up ports 80/443.
> That being said, maybe I'll get around to setting up a 443 node on my
> server (it has a second IP anyhow). But definitely not before the end
> the year, it is vacation time for me after today.
> On 22.12.2016 10:56, fuumind wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > Is there a special reason why no bootstrap nodes are on port
> > 443/80?
> > Like is it more difficult / dangerous? Reason I'm asking is I
> > currently
> > am unable to use tox at my library because their firewall only
> > allows
> > 80/443 outgoing and there are no available nodes serving on those
> > ports.
> > Thanks!
> > fuumind
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