[Tor-BSD] Difficulties on Multiple instances

Vinícius Zavam egypcio at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 5 10:23:41 EST 2017

2017-01-05 0:02 GMT+00:00 pa011 <pa011 at web.de>:

> First of all thank you to all who made Multiple instances possible on
> FreeBSD !!
> Please have a look, this is my setup:
> /etc/rc.conf:
>         tor_enable="YES"
>         tor_instances="inst1 inst2"
> 2 torrc files with each different DIR OR CONTROL in /usr/local/etc/tor/
>         torrc at inst1
>         torrc at inst2
> 2 different log files in /var/log/tor/
> After a long work and trying , system up an running I do get this messsage
> after "service tor reload" -> tor instance inst1: tor instance inst2: tor
> main instance: tor not running? (check /var/run/tor/tor.pid).
> So I assume their should be a main instance entry as well?
> How long can keys and other stuff from a linux machine being transferred
> to a BSD one before they get to old and useless for the system (to even
> start)itself?
> What should be the name of the folder of the main database in /var/db/tor/
> wile having instance at inst1, instance at inst2 there already?
> Thanks again and good night
> Paul

if you really want to run multiple Tor instances (on FreeBSD), I do
recommend you to use jails.

Vinícius Zavam
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