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Questions related to running, and maintaining exit relays

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The Tor software maintains status information about the circuits. So this means if Alice and Bob are connecting to the same webpage via the same exit relay, Tor sends the correct data back to Alice an …
answered Apr 29 '16 by Jens Kubieziel
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Tor uses the GeoIP database from Maxmind. This resolves domains on a country level. So by setting ExitNode you can choose a specific country (us, ca, ar etc.), but inside Tor there is no possibility t …
answered Mar 3 '14 by Jens Kubieziel
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There is a longer discussion at #15618 in Tor's bug tracker. It seems that this message occurs when someone tries to call circuit has_opened() two times. So far it seems unclear if someone does this f …
answered Feb 18 '18 by Jens Kubieziel
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You can go in different directions when it comes to blocking the access to different sites. As Sam wrote in his answer you can set a special ExitPolicy in your torrc. This allows other Tor clients t …
answered Feb 13 '14 by Jens Kubieziel
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The Tor Project also does exit scanning to find exit relays who do man in the middle attacks. Exitmap is such a scanner. You can also download and run it. If you or another person finds such bad relay …
answered Mar 2 '16 by Jens Kubieziel
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You don't necessarily do any thing wrong. The IP 96.47.226.20 is the exit relay bolobolo1 which belongs to TorServers.net. Furthermore the country listing says United States. So everything seems right …
answered Oct 3 '14 by Jens Kubieziel
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From my understanding the color coding is as follows: is for relays which have more than 20000 KB/s bandwidth. is for relays which have more than 10000 KB/s bandwidth. is for relays which have mo …
answered Aug 24 '15 by Jens Kubieziel
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The geographical information comes from a so-called geoip file. This file has a mapping from IP address to country. This file (or database) is provided by Maxmind, a company that deals with such infor …
answered Oct 7 '13 by Jens Kubieziel
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The short answer is: You shouldn't do it! Do not mess with user data. A large portion of Tor users use it to stay anonymous and they would be very upset when someone messes with their traffic. It is …
answered Sep 30 '13 by Jens Kubieziel
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The IP address 171.25.193.9 belongs to the host maatuska.4711.se which is a directory authority within the Tor network. It seems it has banned your relay from the network (Fingerprint is marked reject …
answered Jun 23 '17 by Jens Kubieziel
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Atlas has information about relays in the Tor network. When you search for country:ar Atlas outputs: No Results found! No Tor relays matched your query :( This means that currently there are n …
answered May 19 '17 by Jens Kubieziel
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An attacker has several methods to find out that you're using Tor. If you use plain Tor without bridges or other circumvention technology than the IP addresses are known to the world. An attacker ju …
answered Dec 15 '14 by Jens Kubieziel
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In Tor terminology OR connections go from clients and servers. So if a client makes a connection to a relay or two relays have a connection those would be OR connections. Some institutions use proxie …
answered Mar 6 '14 by Jens Kubieziel
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Tor doesn't differentiate between "good" and "bad" traffic. For the network is no difference if there are 100 new users doing their stuff or one person with 100 instances. So if one user decides to d …
answered Aug 30 '15 by Jens Kubieziel
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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 …
answered Feb 3 '14 by Jens Kubieziel

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