1. Enable Automatic Software Updates

One of the most imported things to keeps your relay secure is to install security updates timely and ideally automatically so you can not forget about it. Follow the instructions to enable automatic software updates for your operating system.

2. Install the tor package

dnf install tor

3. Put the tor configuration file /etc/tor/torrc in place

#change the nickname "myNiceRelay" to a name that you like
Nickname myNiceRelay
ORPort 9001
ExitRelay 0
# Change the email address bellow and be aware that it will be published
ContactInfo tor-operator@your-emailaddress-domain

4. Start the tor daemon and make sure it starts at boot

systemctl enable tor
systemctl start tor

5. Final notes

If you are having troubles setting up your relay, have a look at our help section. If your relay is now running, check out the post-install notes.