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Questions tagged [directory]

Questions relating to Tor directory servers and bridge directories

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Is an Hidden Service directory the same thing as a Directory Server?

I'm trying to get a better idea of the cast of characters that comprise the Tor network structure and am hung up a bit on the distinction between these.
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What's to stop a bad directory operator?

That is to say, why can't a directory be hijacked to spit out only compromised nodes?
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...
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Are the Bandwidth authorities and the Directory Authorities the same servers?

Are the Bandwidth authorities and the Directory Authorities the same servers? do the same people run both? or am i posing the wrong question, is reporting on bandwidth a job that the Directory ...
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why is the weight for guards in exit position equal to weight of both guard ans exit flagged nodes for exit position?

Why is the weight factor Weg set equal to Wed in tor code (in file dirvote.c)? How does it still result in correct probabilities?
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How do bandwidth authorities measure bandwidth?

After reading a number of questions and resources on bandwidth measurements and life cycle of tor relays: can anyone tell me about the bandwidth weights? Can anybody explain the Advertised bandwidth,...
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No route to host

My laptop computer has Debian stable 7 installed and I downloaded the 64bit Tor. I am unable to connect to Tor, the error message is below: Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. ...
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sudden change in port number of closest relay when changed to pasing traffic of Firefox through Tor network

I understand to obtain the complete successful results out of Tor, is it mandatory to use Tor browser bundle. But sometimes, for a general user, Firefox is much tempting to use for many reasons as a ...
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Exit node to Directory Server not using one hop circuit

I've built a tor (2.4.19) test environment. Clients build circuits and all seems to function properly. However, I noticed that while my entry and relay nodes communicate with the directory server ...
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counting number of Tor users

Does the number of directory requests, reported for estimating the number of Tor clients, count the number of requests irrespective of whether or not the consensus was successfully downloaded by the ...
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A few questions about how bandwidth scanners work

I have a few questions related to how bandwidth scanners work. I would appreciate it a lot if anyone could answer any one (or all) of them: From what I read in the bandwidth scanners spec, my ...
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how can I resolve the [Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities] problem

I built a directory server and make some relays use it, but every relay's log file contains these lines: Heartbeat: It seems like we are not in the cached consensus. Mar 28 20:28:04.000 [notice] ...
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Is it possible to set up a private tor network which can connect to the Internet?

I would like a private tor network only my machines can use. These nodes are in different physical machines and have their own IPs. And I want to connect to public websites through private Tor network....
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donwloading consensus just from fallback servers or mirrors

according to these frequency options below, how should i specify that tor does not or if it has to, only in necessary times downloads consensus from directory servers and in all other cases, download ...
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cannot run tor on CentOS 7.4 after installing it from epel repository

I have installed tor on CentOS 7.4 recently, all worked fine and the installation was completed from epel repository except for signature verification, but tor refuses to start, and I have 2 problem, ...
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Unable to find profile in Tor path on MacOS

for some reason of script configuration, I need to find the 'profile.default' on my Mac. I tried every folder in /TorBrowser.app and in /Applications Support. In the first I found no folder called ...
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How do I configure TORRC file to establish a directory server

I am now trying to set up a mini-network of tor for experimenting, how should I configure my TORRC file to make it work like a private directory server?
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cannot upload pictures from directory : Permission denied. and apparmor

I am on Debian buster, running tbb 7.0.11 . This is a clean profile and everything. I wanted to upload a few pictures from /home/shirish/Pictures but when I tried to, it says/said the following - ...