Ablative to begin offering Multihop Virtual Private Servers, Multihop Only Free Web Hosting and Bring Your Own .onion
When Ablative.Hosting first launched in 2017 the plan was to provide clearnet website operators the option to also have a .onion with little to no fuss (along with the usual features of free SSL, managed patching etc etc). The takeup of Single Hop or Shared Single Hop accounts pales in comparison to the constant battle to keep a stock of hypervisor servers provisioned to keep pace with the demand for Multihop Hosting accounts.
QuadHop is mentioned several times on our website but we’ve never explained what QuadHop is. If you are unfamiliar with how .onion services interact with rendezvous points and directories then it would be a good idea to check the Tor Project’s .onion service explainer first. Most operators will run the Tor daemon on the same server as their service daemon (e.g. nginx) and may make mistakes that allow the server to expose the IP addresses on other interfaces, expose fingerprints (e.