I am thinking about setting up a private Tor network isolated from the Internet. My plan is to connect about 10 raspberry pis to an ethernet switch. I would run a client, a hidden service in two raspberry pis and use the others as Tor nodes (some with exit policy-reject).
I have setup FireFox ESR in one raspberry and configured it to act as the Tor client. I have also set up several Tor nodes and a simple web service. But I have the following questions regarding the next steps.
Is there a way for me to force Tor circuits between client and HS or client and a normal webserver (in the same network), without hosting a directory server, HSDirs or Introduction points.
What is the best way to complete this setup so that I can use the Tor client to access HS or a normal web service in the same network?
Please note that the network is not connected to the Internet. I would appreciate any pointers or ideas to get this working.