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Re: Tor and system time

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 02:09:04PM -0400, Michael Gomboc wrote:
> - How do I deal with system time when I use Tor? Is it the best way to let
> the system synchronise with a time server?

Yes. How you do this depends on what platform you're on, but generally
your goal is to get an NTP (network time protocol) client going.

> - When I connect to an hidden service, how many hops are used from my system
> to the hidden service?
>   Is it just "my system" - "middle node of someone" - "hidden service" ?


"In general, the complete connection between client and hidden service
consists of 6 relays: 3 of them were picked by the client with the
third being the rendezvous point and the other 3 were picked by the
hidden service."