Once in a while Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org . An example is illustrated below:

check.torproject.org shows: Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor.

Your IP address appears to be:

While Atlas shows:

Details for: UVic1100
General Overall information on the Tor relay

OR Addresses
Dir Address
Advertised Bandwidth
73.71 KB/s

  • It is unclear to me what you are asking. Check.tp.o shows the IP address you use at the moment. But at which point comes Atlas into play? Maybe you could explain it a bit more in detail.
    – Jens Kubieziel
    Commented Feb 2, 2014 at 21:28
  • Dear Jens, Simultaneously, or maybe I should say as soon as check.tp.o page appears, there is an Atlas hyperlink on that page which as a routine matter, I click.
    – Roya
    Commented Feb 2, 2014 at 22:11

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This problem is actively discussed in the bug report #10499. It seems there is a bug in TorDNSEL. It might be a good idea to follow the report. So you get updates on the issue. I'll also try to update to answer if there is a solution.

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