Nymbaron: A Type III Nymserver

Nymbaron is the reference implementation of the Type III Nymserver.

WARNING: nymbaron development is discontinued. Please look at the latest entry in the news section for rationale.


You can read the manual pages online for nymbaron(1) and nymbarond(8).


September 3 2007

Nymbaron development is officially discontinued due to a severe flaw in the underlying design. See this post for more information and a link to the flaw study. Thanks for those who helped us code and test nymbaron.

December 10 2005, 01:20 CET

A wiki is now available. It is still quite empty, but do not hesitate to contribute. Reporting bugs and adding items in the wishlist will be highly welcomed.

November 19 2005, 17:30 CET

Nymbaron 0.1.1 is now available. This is a bugfix release, users running a client or a server are advised to upgrade. You can download the code {Signature} or the debian package {Signature}.

November 14 2005

Nymbaron 0.1.0 is now available in the experimental debian distribution. Check the package page for updates of the debian package.

November 3 2005, 16:00 CET

Nymbaron 0.1.0 is now available. This is the first public release; it should work well enough for those that are interested in helping the project or just trying it out. You can download the code {Signature} or the debian package {Signature}.

October 8 2005, 11:00 CET

In accordance with the naming scheme of mixmaster, mixminion and nymserv we decided to change the name of the project to nymbaron. A release is imminent.

April 11 2005, 22:00 CET

As a first encouraging sign of progress, we managed to have the server successfully parse an account creation message sent by the client.


We have a development mailing list that is also suitable for general questions or bugreports. Alternatively you might want to hunt for us on the #nymbaron channel on oftc. You may also get information on the direction in which this software is developped, propose new directions or push for some feature by checking and contributing to the wiki dedicated to the project.