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Re: Where does Tor get its relay lists from?
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- Subject: Re: Where does Tor get its relay lists from?
- From: Robert Ransom <rransom.8774@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 07:49:12 -0700
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On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 07:02:10 -0400
> Every now and then, when you start Tor, it searchers for relays/descriptors.
> And I've heard that it does that every now and then while it tuns as well.
> Does it get this list from a few static IP addresses that never change,
> or does it pick randomly from thousands of IP addresses/dir lists out there?
In the current Tor network, the directory servers sign a âconsensusâ
listing and describing the currently known Tor relays, and most relays
serve copies of the consensus to their clients.
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