This guide will help you set up an obfs4 bridge to help censored users connect to the Tor network. The requirements are:

  1. 24/7 Internet connectivity
  2. The ability to expose TCP ports to the Internet (make sure that NAT doesn't get in the way)

Note 1: If you're running a platform that is not listed on this page, you can compile obfs4 from source.

Note 2: If you're planning to turn an existing but non-bridge relay into a bridge relay, changing IP address, name and fingerprint is advised to avoid easy discovery and blocklisting by ISPs or governments.

CentOS / RHEL / OpenSUSE

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on CentOS / RHEL / OpenSUSE

Windows

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on Windows

Debian / Ubuntu

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on Debian / Ubuntu

Docker

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge using a docker container

DragonflyBSD

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on DragonflyBSD

Fedora

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on Fedora

FreeBSD

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on FreeBSD

NetBSD

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on NetBSD

OpenBSD

How to deploy an obfs4 bridge on OpenBSD

Post-install

How to find your bridge in Relay Search and connect manually